Job TitleLecturer – Business Communications
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range -
Location Amherst, MA
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Brian Hentz
The Business Communication Program (BCP) in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the position of full-time lecturer (non-tenure-track), beginning September 2024. Candidates are being sought to teach BCP courses each semester and provide service to the School and Program, including serving in our Business Communication Center. The BCP serves seven Isenberg departments. BCP faculty teach courses in business writing and speaking tasks and in career and professional development. In addition, working within a communication-across-the-curriculum framework, we partner with Isenberg faculty and staff to offer workshops, guest lectures, and other communication-based services.
Successful applicants must be either professionally qualified (i.e., master's degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution by August 24, 2024, and a noteworthy record of relevant professional communications experience) or academically qualified (i.e., doctoral degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution by August 24, 2024); applicants should also demonstrate excellent communication skills. Minimum qualifications include 3+ years’ undergraduate teaching experience in professional communication (e.g., business or managerial communication, technical communication, career and professional development) in a college or university setting, as well as evidence of teaching excellence in professional communication courses.
Preferred qualifications include online teaching experience, graduate teaching experience (e.g., MBA and other master’s degree programs), and 3+ years’ professional work experience in a communication-intensive role.
For more information and to apply, please visit https://careers.umass.edu/en-us/job/520417/lecturer-business-communications.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.