• Business Communication, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 10:13 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5420
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010065
    Department
    Marketing
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Faculty
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    Commensurate with credentials and experience
    Targeted Job Start Date
    1/7/2019
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    52
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Varies
    Exempt Status
    Exempt
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants should submit all student evaluations of teaching for all courses taught in last three years of teaching. 

    College/Department Overview

    The College of Business has 76 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. The College currently offers 13 undergraduate majors serving more than 2,500 students, and 2 graduate programs serving more than 100 students combined. The faculty and staff of the College are committed to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in support of our efforts to prepare students to become productive, ethical, and engaged citizens and business leaders, while promoting commerce and advancing the quality of life in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For further information see our website at http://business.uco.edu.

    Position Overview

    Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The College of Business at the University of Central Oklahoma invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Assistant Professor or instructor of Business Communication. Position will begin January 7, 2019.

     

    Candidates will be expected to teach courses within the field and/or subfields of business communication using a transformative approach at the undergraduate level, and participate in department and school-related service activities. The ability to teach courses in multiple areas of business communication is considered relevant and desirable.

     

    The Marketing Department currently houses 12 full-time faculty members, and offers undergraduate majors and minors in both Marketing and Professional Selling. The department sponsors a Professional Selling team which participates in approximately 10 competitions across the country with excellent placings. Additionally, the department contributes to the curriculum linked to the UCO MBA program. Business Communication is part of the College of Business core curriculum.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate (ABD to be considered) or masters in communication or business administration from an AACSB accredited institution and be considered a scholarly academic or instructional practitioner as per AACSB standards. Previous teaching and/or work experience in a business school in business communication is preferred. The ideal candidate will show evidence of scholarship in academic communication journals or will have a successful record of prior professional business experience and leadership responsibilities.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Excellence in teaching.  Previous teaching experience in higher education environment at level of teaching assistant or higher is required. Candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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