The Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Eli Broad College of Business is seeking applications for a fixed term academic specialist with responsibilities as a communications specialist supporting both the M.S. in Accounting (MSA) and the M.S. in Business Data Science & Analytics (MSBDSA) programs. This position would work with the Director of the Ernst & Young Communication Center (EYCC) that currently supports the MSA program. The primary advising responsibilities include working with students in both programs to develop their skills in business writing, public speaking, teamwork, resume development, and interviewing. Additional duties include developing and delivering an MSBDSA communications course once a year plus curriculum development such as assisting in the development of best practice communication tools, resources, videos, guest lectures and workshops.
This is a nine-month appointment. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in communications, english or a related field, at least two years’ prior experience working in a communications center, and demonstrated record of excellent teaching skills to a diverse student body. There are no research requirements for this position. The position will ideally start October 17, 2022 or as agreed upon between the department and successful applicant. Renewal may be possible based on department needs, funding, and performance. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience and rank.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Ph.D. degree in communications, english or a related field, at least two years’ prior experience working in a communications center, and demonstrated record of excellent teaching skills to a diverse student body.
Required Application Materials
Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and email addresses of three references.
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The Accounting and Inforamtion Systems Department is known for our outstanding faculty as well as our excellence in research and teaching. The AIS department is ranked 16th overall in research by the BYU research rankings. Our undergraduate, masters, and accounting doctoral programs are all ranked in the top 20 overall by the Public Accounting Report.
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