Business Communications (3-Year Renewable) 2019 (Faculty)

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The primary focus of this position is effective undergraduate teaching in the area of Business Communication. Teaching will consist of 12 credit hours per semester from an existing but evolving curriculum. The successful candidate can expect to be engaged in instructional activities both inside and outside the classroom. Examples of these additional activities include: assisting in curriculum development, assessing and evaluating students’ communication development, supporting the activities of the communication excellence commons, and working to support the educational and programmatic goals of the department and college.

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama seeks highly qualified applicants to teach and support its program in Business Communication. Applicants must be familiar with business writing and norms for communication in the corporate environment, and have at least a master’s degree in Business Communication, Professional Writing, Communication Studies, or a similar discipline with at least 18 hours of relevant graduate course work. An established teaching record of excellence at the university level in both oral and written business communication skills is preferred. The successful candidate will have strong collaborative skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, and effective mentoring ability with college students. This position is a non-tenure earning position, renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University, with no expectation of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period. The appointment will become effective August 16, 2019.

Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu, and attach a curriculum vitae and one letter of reference. Optional documents submitted may include pending research papers. Candidates selected to interview will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Application deadline is 05/5/2019.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching four Business Communication courses per semester
- Teaching other Management courses as needed
- Supporting and participating in the activities of the Communications Excellence Commons
- Sponsoring student organizations

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

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Posted: 4/9/2019
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