Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teaching and coordinating the professional on-line emphasis in Organizational Leadership for the department’s MA degree program.

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA invites applicants to fill a full time, 3-year renewable contract teaching position, starting 16 August 2016, and to coordinate the professional on-line emphasis in Organizational Leadership for the department’s M.A. degree program. This is a non-tenure earning assistant professor position, renewable at the discretion of the University based on performance, need, and available funding. Applicants must have a completed PhD/EdD by 16 August 2016. Preferred candidates will also have experience in on-line teaching and course development, as well as teaching and scholarly expertise in organizational communication, emphasizing any of the following areas: leadership, small group communication, diversity, conflict resolution, and change. Experience working with or consulting for organizations is highly desirable.

The normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Opportunities for summer employment exist. Undergraduate and graduate academic advising, departmental committee assignments, and professionally related service are expected. Evidence of strong teaching is required along with strong interpersonal, collaborative, and administrative skills.

To apply, access and follow the online directions to upload a letter of application that discusses qualifications and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references.

For more information or questions, please contact the department chair:
Dr. Beth S. Bennett
Department of Communication Studies
P.O. Box 870172
University of Alabama

Special Instructions to Applicants

Attach evidence of teaching effectiveness to “Other Document 1” and a list of three references to “Other Document 2”.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

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, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Speech / Rhetoric
  • Human Resources (Industrial & Labor Relations)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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