Marketing: Instructor in Business
Communications - 000011M
The Marketing Department in the Robins School of Business at the
University of Richmond invites applications for an Instructor in
Business Communications position, beginning in August 2018.
A faculty member in this position is expected to make
strong contributions in the teaching and service areas.
Accordingly, this position has two primary
1) teach undergraduate Business Communications courses, and
2) provide service to the University and its students, including
serving as the Business Communications course coordinator,
participating in community engagement including on-campus and
off-campus service and speaking events, and other service
activities as assigned by the Department Chair.
This is a nontenure-track teaching position subject to annual
renewal for a maximum of three years, based on performance. The
teaching load is equivalent to 3/3 course units per academic year.
Preference will be given to applicants with extensive work
experience in business organizations. Minimum qualifications
require either a master's degree in communications or a related
discipline and substantial work experience at the
founder/co-founder level and/or senior managerial level, or an
earned doctorate in communications with an appropriate publication
The successful candidate will display the following
1 Demonstrated teaching excellence. The Instructor in Business
Communications will need teaching capabilities that are
commensurate with the Robins School's national reputation for
exceptional teaching. The candidate selected to fill the position
will teach core undergraduate courses in Business Communications.
Typically, undergraduate Business Communications classes are
scheduled once a week during the day.
2 Strong record of service achievements evidenced by, for example,
advising businesses, new employees, and/or students, and building
Faculty are expected to teach classes as scheduled, strive to
improve teaching effectiveness, take an active interest in the
progress and development of each student, and keep accurate records
of each student's academic standing.
The University of Richmond is a nationally-ranked liberal arts
university offering a unique combination of undergraduate and
graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, leadership
studies, law and continuing studies. Based on the Poets and Quants
2016 ranking, the Robins School of Business undergraduate program
placed 27th in the U.S., and the part-time MBA program ranked 21st
based on the 2015 BloombergBusinessWeek magazine. The University's
350-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood six miles
from downtown Richmond and 90 miles from Washington, D.C. The
University has approximately 3,000 students with a beautiful
campus, excellent facilities, and a strong resource base, including
an endowment exceeding $2 billion.
The University of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer by
both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all
positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin,
age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a
non-job-related medical condition. It is the intent of the
University's employment and personnel practices to conform to all
applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding
To apply, please visit our Careers Site (http://jobs.richmond.edu) and
(a) cover letter,
(b) curriculum vitae or resume,
(c) evidence of teaching excellence, and (d) the names and e-mail
addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.