Assistant Professor Term (Job Id: 34618)

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job description

Job ID: 34618
Location: Management

Position Description

The Department of Management at the University of Louisville seeks qualified applicants for a teaching-intensive faculty position (non-tenure track) in business communication to begin August 1, 2018. The teaching load is 4/4. The successful candidate will be an effective and innovative teacher responsible for teaching undergraduate business communication courses, with an emphasis on writing skills. There may be opportunities to teach MBA courses in managerial presentations and/or MSBA courses in data visualization depending upon expertise and interest. The individual also will participate in ongoing curriculum development and assessment for the College of Business’s business communication program. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in shaping the future of the program.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in business communication, professional communication, composition, or a related field; have a record of success teaching business communication or similar courses at the university level; and have a genuine interest in and knowledge of business as evidenced by professional work history, academic coursework, and/or research. The applicant’s ability to develop and teach online courses will be a consideration.

Louisville is a vibrant city with a population of over one million that offers a relatively low cost of living as well as a variety of housing options. It is home to historic Churchill Downs, site of the Kentucky Derby. The city also boasts a thriving cultural and arts scene, one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., and a world-class public park system.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary teaching evaluations, teaching philosophy, etc.), and contact information for three professional references as a single document (PDF) with the online application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information contact Dr. Jenna Haugen, Assistant Professor and Search Committee Co-Chair, College of Business (voice: 502-852-2837, email:

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

How to apply

Apply online. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the “Submit” button. Detailed instructions are available at in the “My Career Tools” section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street – Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel – or by phone 502-852-5301

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses.