The Department of Organizational Communication and Leadership, Murray State University, housed in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level starting August 15, 2021. The department seeks an energetic and engaging colleague who will contribute instructional excellence and scholarship to our applied, organizational communication curriculum.
Doctorate in Communication or evidence of projected completion date of doctoral degree is required by the date of appointment. An emphasis consistent with our applied communication curriculum is required. Must show evidence of research/publication potential and a strong commitment to service. Evidence of teaching excellence and strong classroom skills at the college level are required. Experience with alternative instructional delivery methods/formats is preferred.
The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses that blend communication theory and practice in contemporary organizational contexts. Teaching opportunities are available in communication technology, research methods, health communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, leadership, interpersonal communication, sports communication or other applied areas reflecting departmental needs and individual scholarly interests. Duties will include conducting research, advising students, providing service, and delivering instruction in traditional as well as alternative and online formats. Development of new courses is highly encouraged.
Application review will begin on December 31, 2020; for best consideration please submit application and required materials by this date. The position will be posted until filled. To apply, please submit online with your application: – A letter of application – Vitae – Teaching evaluations – Unofficial graduate transcripts Please send contact information for three (3) references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their recommendation letter online.