The Engineering for Professionals division of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University is seeking applicants for an online, part-time lecturer position for the course Strategic Communications in Technical Organizations in the Engineering Management program.
We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced instructor to teach the online engineering master's course "Strategic Communications in Technical Organizations" at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals (https://ep.jhu.edu/). The instructor will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction and facilitating student learning in the field of strategic communications within technical organizations. This course focuses on various aspects of communication, including oral and written communication, presentations, interpersonal skills, and strategic communication aligned with business/technical strategies. The instructor will guide students in developing effective communication techniques and strategies for navigating complex communication challenges in technical environments.
Facilitate online discussions, group activities, and one-on-one interactions to enhance student learning and engagement.
Assign and grade coursework, assignments, and projects in a timely manner, providing constructive feedback to students.
Foster a collaborative and interactive online learning environment by encouraging active participation and knowledge sharing among students.
Assist students in understanding and applying theoretical concepts and practical skills related to strategic communications in technical organizations.
Address student inquiries, concerns, and provide timely and helpful support throughout the course.
Stay up to date with current industry trends, best practices, and advancements in the field of strategic communications and technical organizations.
Collaborate with a co-instructor for course team delivery.
Participate in continuous course improvement as part of the instructor pool who teach this course and in collaboration with the course manager.
A minimum of a master's degree in a relevant field such as communications, engineering management, or a related discipline.
A minimum of 10 years work experience.
Demonstrated expertise and professional experience in strategic communications within technical organizations.
Strong knowledge of communication principles, including perception, cognition, semantics, and individual differences in information processing.
Experience in developing and delivering effective oral and written communications, presentations, and proposals within technical settings.
Familiarity with communication challenges between supervisors and subordinates, work assignment, reporting to management and sponsors, and conflict resolution in technical environments.
Experience with the difference in communicating as a subject matter expert to peers vs. communicating as a subject matter expert to a non-technical audience and to executives.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and motivate students.
Familiarity with online teaching platforms, learning management systems, and other educational technologies.
Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively manage course delivery and administrative tasks.
Prior experience in teaching or instructing at the graduate level, preferably in an online or remote learning setting is preferred
Applicants must provide a CV or resume and a Statement of Interest that includes the applicant's areas of expertise. The applicant should provide a list of all prior courses taught and a list of all JHU EP courses the applicant is qualified to teach. And applicants have the option to upload student evaluations from up to four courses taught by the applicant (if available), a list of references, and any other documents in support of their candidacy. All applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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