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Assistant Professor of Instruction

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Instruction

College/School/Unit: Moody College of Communication
Posted: Dec 20, 2022
Apply By: Open until filled


The Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a full-time professional-track faculty member to coordinate, manage, and teach a large, multi-section hybrid course on business and professional communication in collaboration with the Cockrell School of Engineering. No experience in the field of engineering is required. The unit of academic appointment will be informed by the hire's area of expertise.

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to communicate effectively and maintain positive working relationships with a range of campus partners in multiple disciplines. They will demonstrate professionalism and responsiveness in both their electronic and their interpersonal interactions. The ideal candidate coordinator will organized, proactive, and demonstrates a high level of solutions-oriented thinking, maturity, and integrity.

Moody College of Communication:

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Job responsibilities will include teaching assigned sections each semester and executing the duties associated with course management for all sections. These duties may include:
  • Developing and revising curriculum as necessary.
  • Regularly supervising and training current instructors and teaching assistants on course materials such as lectures, activities, and assignments.
  • Identifying and onboarding new instructors and teaching assistants as necessary.
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the course, including course syllabi and course web pages.
  • Providing data-driven updates to leadership and other campus stakeholders.
  • Providing support for periodic accreditation reviews.
  • Acting as the liaison between the Moody College, Cockrell School, and technical support team.

Employment will begin in August 2023.


Strong candidates for this role will have the following:
  • A doctorate in Communication Studies, Journalism, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in the field of communication at the college level.
  • Experience managing a multi-section course with a large teaching team.
  • Experience teaching or managing a hybrid course.
  • Experience in training or learning development (e.g., supervising teaching assistants).
  • Experience working in a cross-functional or interdisciplinary environment.
  • Experience with instructional design, especially in hybrid environments.
  • Experience with technical, science, or other STEM-related communication.
  • An exceptional command of written and spoken Standard American English, contributing to the clear and effective communication of ideas.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three individuals to contact for letters of recommendation. Three confidential letters of recommendation will be requested of finalists. Applications must be made via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email or call (877) 997-8807.

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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