Instructor in Business Communication

Michigan State University

United States

Instructor-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Department Of Marketing 10008877
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Education/Training, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Position Summary

This position is 100% teaching of MKT 250 Business Communication: Oral and Written Communication. Assigned duties for Fall semester 2024 will be teaching two large lecture sections, 3 credits each, teach two sections of recitation for MKT 250, and provide oversight to the TAs teaching the remaining recitations. Assigned duties for Spring semester 2025 will remain the same, with the additional responsibility of recruiting and hiring the TAs for the 2025-2026 academic year. The appointment is at 100% percent time. The appointment will be on an academic year (AY) basis. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

• Master’s in communication, English, or a related field
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Superior interpersonal communication skills to create an inclusive, welcoming, supportive learning environment for a diverse student body
• Exceptional follow-thorough, attention to detail, and professionalism
• Aptitude for working independently and collaboratively

Desired Qualifications

PhD in communication, English, or a related field

Required Application Materials

Applicants must submit

  • a letter of interest,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
  • names and email addresses of three references.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Richard Spreng, Chair of the Search Committee at

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Dec 15, 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Dec 15, 2025 Eastern Standard Time

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