St Edwards University
  • Business Administration
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time


Instructor or Assistant Professor of Business Communication

The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor of Business Communication for the academic year 2020-2021, to begin Fall 2020. This is a 9-month contract with salary dependent on qualifications and experience.    


The role of the successful candidate will be to contribute to teaching in undergraduate Business Communication courses such as Business Communication and Business and Professional Speaking. Additionally, the successful candidate will contribute to academic advising for traditional undergraduates in the Bill Munday School of Business. Evidence of engagement in scholarly activities in general management disciplines, with an emphasis in at least one of the areas noted above is preferred. The successful candidate will need to hold qualified faculty status for AACSB - Scholarly Academic, Practice Academic, Scholarly Practitioner or Instructional Practitioner. St. Edward embraces excellence through diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups..


For consideration, a Ph.D. or D.B.A. with a specialization in Business/Professional Communication or related field; Master's degree in a related discipline with substantial professional experience; OR other terminal degrees with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of coursework relevant to business communications. Evidence of excellent teaching. Professional experience in a business environment outside of an educational setting. Qualified faculty status (Scholarly Academic, Practice Academic, Scholarly Practitioner, or Instructional Practitioner) for AACSB accreditation. Excellent written and spoken English communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population. Evidence of engagement in scholarly activities related to the search area preferred.  Must have the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.


For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.


The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

 Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental Guardian Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts



Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.  Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.



St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.



Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;




We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.



Posted: 01/30/2020

Available: Immediately

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