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Business Communication and Information Systems: Teaching Asst Professor in Business Communication

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Date posted
Jun 20, 2024

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POSITIONA full-time, teaching assistant professor position is available in the Department of Business Communication and Information Systems with an emphasis in business communication for the 2024-2025 academic year beginning August 19, 2024.  The official title is Teaching Assistant Professor with the working title of Teaching Assistant Professor. This is a one-year appointment with a salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONSA master's degree is required from a regionally accredited institution in business communication, technical communication, organizational communication, professional communication, or related field.  The following will be considered assets:  evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; and demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity and cultural and global awareness of students, faculty, and staff.

DUTIESTeach courses in business communication based on program needs and specialization; participate in scholarly and professional development activities to maintain AACSB qualifications; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University, College, and profession.   

THE UNITThe Department of Business Communication and Information Systems consists of 12 staff members and offers majors, minors, and certificates in business communication or information systems. The business communication unit within the department six full-time faculty and teaching professors. The Department of Business Communication and Information Systems 

is one of the four academic units in the College of Business.  All students in the College of Business take two business communication courses as part of their degree. The Business Communication Program also offers an Advanced Business Communication Certificate that is open to any student at UW-Eau Claire. The Business Communication Program administers the College¿s Student Professional Development Program and Business Writing and Presentations Studio. The College of Business consists of 2,091 students and 40 faculty and instructional staff.  Department members work closely with COB faculty to ensure that the communication classes meet the needs of the various majors in the college.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Website:  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Business Communication and Information Systems: Teaching Assistant Professor position (Job ID # 21004) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Paula Lentz;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 20, 2024. 

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.

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