Assistant Professor in Business Communications

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructor or Assistant Professor in Business Communication

Position Description The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the University of Louisville’s College of Business seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, teaching-intensive faculty position (nontenure track) in business communication to begin August 1, 2021. Expected teaching load is 4/4 (24 credit hours per year). Appointment will be at the rank of instructor or assistant professor, dependent upon academic credentials and experience. The successful candidate will be an effective and innovative teacher responsible for instructing undergraduate business communication courses, with an emphasis on writing skills. There may be opportunities to teach MBA courses in managerial presentations or MSBA courses in data visualization depending upon expertise and interest. The individual will participate in ongoing curriculum development and assessment for the College of Business’s business communication program and may have opportunities to create and deliver executive education programs in relevant area(s) of expertise. Qualifications Candidates must possess a master’s degree in business communication, rhetoric and composition, professional communication, or a related field; a Ph.D. in one of the listed areas is required for appointment as assistant professor. Candidates should have previous experience teaching business communication or similar courses at the university level; and have a genuine interest in and knowledge of business as evidenced by professional work history, academic coursework, and/or research. The applicant’s ability to develop and teach online courses will also be a consideration. About the University and City The University of Louisville is a metropolitan research university with 22,000 students. The College of Business serves 2,000 students with BSBA, BBA, MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a PhD in Entrepreneurship degrees. It also is home to the Center for Free Enterprise, the Equine Industry Program, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Family Business Center.

Additional information about the College of Business can be found at Guided by its Cardinal Principles, the University of Louisville strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness that empowers all to achieve their highest potential without fear of prejudice or bias. UofL has distinguished itself in its commitment to diversity, ranked #1 nationally for serving African American students by the University of Southern California's Race and Equity Center, #1 by three national groups for being LGBTQ-friendly, and 12th nationally for community engagement. To find out more about UofL’s inclusion efforts, see: Louisville is a vibrant metropolitan community of approximately 1.3 million people. Major companies in the city include Humana, YUM! Brands, UPS, Ford Motor Company, GE Appliance, and more. The city boasts diverse restaurants, world-class parks, a thriving cultural and arts scene, a moderate climate, and a cost of living below the national average. To Apply Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references as a single document (PDF) with the online application. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary teaching evaluations, teaching philosophy, etc.) is encouraged. For full consideration, applications must be received by May 30, 2021. Review will continue until the position is filled. Link is

For additional information contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Zachary Goldman ( or Dr. Abby Koenig (

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