University of Connecticut, School of Business

Position ID:UConn-School of Business-2019557 [#13781]
Position Title: Instructor In-Residence or Assistant Professor In-Residence, Business Writing & Communication
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Business
Appl Deadline:2019/06/21help popup* finished (2019/05/21, finished 2019/08/02, listed until 2019/06/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor In-Residence, with primary responsibilities in teaching, service, and outreach at the University’s Storrs campus in the area of business writing and communication to begin in Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction primarily at the undergraduate level, to the development of innovative courses, and to the mentoring of students in their professional development. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to scholarship and outreach targeted at the professional community so as to maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.


  • For the rank of Instructor In-Residence: candidates must possess a master’s degree in English, Business Communication, or a closely related field. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • For the rank of Assistant Professor In-Residence: candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in English, Business Communication, or a closely related field. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • Demonstrated excellence or strong potential in teaching relevant courses.
  • A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Proven successful teaching experience in business writing and/or professional communication.
  • Industry experience in professional writing and/or communication to enhance teaching.
  • If advanced degree is in English, Composition and Rhetoric specialization preferred.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) experience preferred.


This is a full-time, nine-month, end-date non-tenure track position with the possibility of annual reappointment, contingent upon positive annual reviews and program funding, and may lead to a multi-year appointment. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2019. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the University’s Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other regional campuses. Salary and position level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Click “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2019557 in the document title for each document submitted: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of undergraduate students, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); sample journal articles or books if available. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the School of Business, please visit the school website at Inquiries other than applications can be directed to: Robert Day, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, at

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019557)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Employment Services
9 Walters Avenue
Unit 5075
Storrs, CT 06269

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