Teaching Assistant Professor of Management

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Position Summary

The Assistant Teaching Professor of Management will work collaboratively with the Head of the Management Department and the Director of Daniels Undergraduate Programs to coordinate and teach Strategic Business Communications which is part of the Daniels BSBA Core Curriculum. The University of Denver follows the quarter system, where classes meet for 10 weeks during the fall, winter and spring quarters. The Assistant Teaching Professor will teach nine sections of this course during the fall, winter and spring quarters. Coordinating will involve leading faculty who teach the course to ensure that the course is delivered consistently across sections in a high quality manner, learning objectives are met and assurance of learning is completed. At the Assistant Teaching Professor rank, the appointment is initially a one-year contract, renewable up to an additional two years pending satisfactory performance. Additional contracts may be awarded following a formal performance review. Position is expected to begin on September 1, 2018. Faculty members are expected to participate in school and college faculty meetings and engage in service activities. Working effectively and collegially with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and/or community members is an integral part of the job responsibility.

Essential Functions

Teaching Description: Expected to deliver nine courses throughout the fall, winter and spring quarters. There may also be opportunities to teach during the summer quarter.

Research, Scholarship, or Creative Work: As part of maintaining faculty qualifications for accreditation, the Assistant Teaching Professor is encouraged to engage in professional and/or academic efforts to represent the University and industry; for example, research efforts, speaking engagements, professional memberships, etc. Publications are not a requirement, but would be highly valued.

Service: Teaching Professors help serve the college by serving on committees, curricula design, and assurance of learning, and assuming other duties as assigned and/or needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to effectively engage diverse populations and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and collegiality.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Business, Communication, English or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in the area of communication, public speaking, and professional writing.
  • Experience coaching and teaching professional writing at the collegiate level. Know how to appropriately write, speak, and perform within a diverse, global business environment.
  • Professional experience in business communication and/or management.
  • Proven portfolio of business communication skills, developmental experiences, and successes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DBA or PhD in Management, Communication, English or a closely related field.
  • Certified professional coach.
  • Experience in team and experiential learning through class and work and understand the transfer of classroom knowledge/skills to the workforce.
  • Experience working with real businesses and integrate their problems into class scenarios or projects.

Work Schedule

  1. Monday - Friday, evenings and weekends as required.

Application Deadline

The position is expected to begin September 1, 2018.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 9, 2018 and will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Lisa Victoravich at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of courses taught
  4. Recent student teaching evaluations
  5. List of three individuals who can serve as references

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 000218
Posted: 3/12/2018
Application Due: 5/11/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable