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Assistant Professor/Instructor in Management Communication


Michigan State University

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Assistant Professor/Instructor in Management Communication
Michigan State University Broad College of Business

Michigan State University's Broad College of Business is seeking a dynamic Assistant Professor or Fixed-Term Instructor for the 2016-2017 academic year to teach required managerial communication courses to first-year MBA students. This individual will ensure that all students develop the leadership-level communications skills that are crucial to success in all functional business areas. The ideal candidate will possess a unique combination of communication, business and hands-on teaching skill sets: (1) Knowledge of the principles and best practices of persuasive oral presentations and written business communication, (2) Knowledge of and experience using the language and analytical frameworks used in the workplace across business functions, (3) Ability to marshal this knowledge and experience to inspire MBA students to strive for continual skill development. Using in-class activities, instruction, and honest constructive feedback; the ideal candidate will coach and mentor students to become skilled oral and written communicators.

The Broad MBA is consistently ranked among the top 25 business colleges at public universities, and is a leader in creating knowledge and developing transformational thinkers and doers who make business happen. The Broad MBA has built a legacy of excellence in managerial communications. The candidate hired will have the ability to maintain and enhance this legacy. The Broad College is focused on enhancing the Recognition of our programs, growing the Reputation of our people, and increasing the Rankings of our college. Our faculty and staff accomplish this through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship; outreach and engagement; inter-collegiate collaboration; creating an inspiring teaching and learning environment; and encouraging a culture of high-performance.

Academic Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for the rank of fixed-term Instructor must possess a Master's degree, preferably an MBA, from an accredited university. Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. degree related to managerial communication or relevant business discipline. Candidates must have knowledge of the principles and best practices of persuasive oral presentation and written business communication.

Experience Requirements

Apply at, job posting #3785. This position is open until filled.

Michigan State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 48824