Instructor, Assistant Professor of Practice, or Assistant Professor of Communication

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Indianapolis, Department of Communication, seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor, Professor of Practice or Instructor with expertise in sports communication. This position will be tenure track for candidates who possess a terminal degree or are ABD. The successful candidate will teach primarily undergraduate courses; maintain a research agenda; and provide service to the department, university, city, and/or discipline. This position will begin January 2021 (preferred) or August 2021.



Indianapolis is home to many sports organizations including the Colts (NFL), Pacers (NBA), Fever (WNBA), Indians (AAA Baseball), Indy Eleven (USL), the NCAA and the Indiana High School Athletic Association. The city also hosts a variety of college and professional championships.

UIndy’s location on the near south side of downtown positions our students to take advantage of many available educational and occupational opportunities. We seek a candidate who can demonstrate an ability to build relationships in order to create, continue and expand opportunities for our students. This will likely involve the successful candidate in curriculum development.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master’s degree and at least three years of teaching or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Ideally, we seek candidates who also possess a terminal degree and at least three years of teaching at the college level.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach primarily undergraduate courses
  • Maintain a research agenda
  • Provide service to the department, university, city, and/or discipline


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree required (terminal degree preferred)
  • Minimum of three years of teaching or related experience required


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition Discount


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