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Assistant Professor/Three Year Term

Northern Michigan University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

Position Title:

Assistant Professor/Three Year Term


Busn, W.L.Cisler College of

Term of Assignment:

Three-year term

Term End Date, If Applicable:

FLSA Status:

Exempt = not eligible for overtime

Work Schedule:




Less than 10%

Brief Statement of Duties

Brief Statement of Duties:

Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of delivery methods in Business Communications, Management and Public Relations.Other responsibilities include advising, program development, outcomes assessment, and service activities. The College of Business is AACSB accredited, and engagement activities are expected. This is a campus based position.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education:

Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

Business Communications, English Rhetoric, Communciations, Marketing or Public Relations

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Required Minimum Work Experience:

Ph. D from an accredited university.
Experience teaching business writing and public relations messaging and campaigns.
The successful candidate will be an effective and innovative teacher responsible for instructing primarily undergraduate business communications and public relations courses, with an emphasis on writing skills for business contexts and audiences. In addition, candidates should have two to four years of successful teaching in higher education. Demonstrated success in multiple delivery formats (face-to-face, asynchronous and synchronous).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:

Demonstrated evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence.
Previous preparation and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Contribute to the assimilation of assessment information and data as needed.
Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students.
Establish and/or continue research in a communication-related area.
Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through presentations, research and/or publication.
Engage in service within the College of Business, the University, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Evidence of proficiency with various social media platforms used in business for advertising, public service announcements, public relations campaigns and recruiting. Knowledge and teaching effectiveness in crafting effective communication within multiple contexts, genres, platforms and audiences, while attend to ethics in communciation design and delivery.
Knowledge of and ability to become SA qualified according to CoB guidelines and AACSB standards.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, and course evaluations. Please upload the course evaluations to the Teaching Philosophy field.

Contact Information:

Dr. Brian Zinser - Chair,

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: May 09 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 12 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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