Lecturer – Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE)

University of Vermont
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for a full-time (.75 to 1.0 FTE) 9-month, renewable, non-tenure track Lecturer position within the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) with expertise in communication design, community-centered design and multimedia production. 


This position starts August 22, 2022. Qualified applicants must possess a relevant Masters or Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching introductory to advanced courses in the Public Communication and Community-Centered Design majors. Presence on campus for instruction, advising, and department meetings is expected. 


Preferred qualifications include teaching and/or professional experience in visual communication design, digital and emerging media production, and socially engaged design practice. Desired experience using digital media technologies, including the Adobe CC and other industry-standard design software.


We are seeking candidates with the ability to instruct a variety of class formats including seminar, studio/lab, lecture, and service learning, across in-person, online, and hybrid modalities.


The CDAE Department is a transdisciplinary, applied social science unit with scholarly activity focused on sustainable local, regional and international communities through research, education, and outreach. CDAE offers undergraduate majors in Community Entrepreneurship, Community and International Development, Public Communication, and Community-Centered Design. We also offer a Master of Science (MS) in Community Development and Applied Economics, Master of Public Administration (MPA), and Ph.D. in Sustainable Development Policy, Economics and Governance. A willingness and ability to teach across our majors is desired, and there is the potential for teaching at the graduate level.


All candidates must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com, to posting number F2012PO and must attach to their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a document explaining their teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement.  The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in a statement of how they will further this goal. Applicants are also required to list three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2021 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. 


Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To learn more about Our Common Ground please visit: https://www.uvm.edu/president/our-common-ground


The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the UVM-CDAE website: www.uvm.edu/cdae and the city of Burlington, Vermont website: www.burlingtonvt.gov. Contact Professor Jane Petrillo, Search Committee Chair: 802-656-0646, Jane.Petrillo@uvm.edu or Dr. David Conner, CDAE Chair: 802-656-2001; David.conner@uvm.edu with questions regarding this position. 

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