Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Business Communication

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English:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Business Communication to teach full load of BUS 284 (Professional Communication for Business); advise students.  BUS 284 is part of the required core curriculum for all Farmer School of Business majors at Miami.  It is the second course in a two-course sequence and focuses on an integrated approach to teaching both oral and written business communication with projects on job search communications, bad news messaging, intercultural communication, team communication, and digital communications.  Position is full-time, benefit-eligible.

Required:  Ph.D. by date of appointment (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor); Master’s degree (for appointment as Instructor) in rhetoric and writing, communication, business, or related fields.  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  

Consideration may be given to candidates with teaching or work experience related to business communications.  

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. course evaluations, teaching observation letters) to  Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Heidi McKee at [email protected].  Screening of applications will begin April 24, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

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Posted: 4/3/2019
Application Due: 6/2/2019
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