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Instructor/Assistant Professor/Business Communications and Public Relations, 1 Year Term Sabbatical Replacement

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, 49855
Category:
Public Relations and Advertising
Type:
Full-Time
Position Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor/Business Communications and Public Relations, 1 Year Term Sabbatical Replacement
Department: Busn, W.L.Cisler College of
Term of Assignment: One Year Term
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Teach a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in multiple delivery formts in Business Communications, Management, and Public Relations. Other responsibilities include student mentoring, program development, outcomes assessment, recruitment, and service activities. The College of Business is AACSB accredited and engagement activities are expected. The is a one-year campus based term position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Business Communications, Public Relations, English Rhetoric, or a related field.
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: The successful candidate will be an effective and innovative teacher responsible for instructing primarily undergraduate business communications and public relations courses, with an emphasis on writing skills for business contexts and audiences. Two to four years of successful teaching in higher education. Demonstrated success in multiple delivery formats (face-to-face, asynchronous, and synchronous).
Experience teaching at undergraduate and graduate level.
Minimum degree requirement for Instructor level is a Master's degree.
Minimum degree requirement for Assistant Professor level is a Ph.D.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Demonstrated evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence.
Previous preparation and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Contribute to the assimilation of assessment information and data as needed.
Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students.
Engage in service with the College of Business, the University, and the profession as appropriate.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Appointment at the Assistant Professor level requires a Ph.D. in Business Communications, English Rhetoric, Communications Studies, Public Relations or a related field from an accredited university.
Evidence of proficiency with various social media platforms used in business for advertising, public service announcements, public relations campaigns, and recruiting.
Knowledge and teaching effectiveness in crafting effective communication within multiple contexts, genres, platforms and audiences, while attending to ethics in communication design and delivery.
Membership in the Public Relations Society of America.
Ability to teach organizational communication and/or rhetorical theory.
Experience, willingness or aptitude to develop competencies related to entertainment and sports promotion education.
Ability or interest in teaching concepts related to enterprise and corporate sustainability.
Other
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations (student and peer), and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
Carol Johnson - Chair, carjohns@nmu.edu
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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