Lecturer of Marketing and Management Communication

Cornell University

Lecturer of Marketing & Management Communication: SC Johnson College of Business, School of Hotel Administration

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applicants for a Lecturer position in our Marketing & Management Communications area, with an intended start date of July 1, 2022. The position will be based in Ithaca, NY.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching “Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals,” a first-year core course in the School of Hotel Administration that emphasizes written communication in professional contexts and includes an introduction to presentational speaking in business. Each academic year, Lecturers teach five courses and hold regular, individual conferences with students to discuss the students' papers and presentations. Being accessible to students is critical. Lecturers teach multi-section courses and collaborate extensively on curriculum development; student assignments; School projects; and, at times, research projects.

Although candidates may be traditional academics or communication specialists from the corporate world, the most attractive candidate is likely to possess the following job qualifications:

  • Discipline-related master’s degree or Ph.D. in Communication or related field, preferably from a program that focuses on professional communication or rhetoric
  • Experience teaching in a four-year accredited college or university, preferably teaching multi-section courses
  • Experience and skill in teaching writing in professional contexts—and willingness to teach both written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in collaborating with colleagues.
  • Experience in business, as well as experience presenting at business, technical, or professional communication conferences

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (established on July 1, 2016) combines three Schools: the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Teaching across schools within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business may be possible, specifically in the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

The School of Hotel Administration is the top-ranked hospitality management program worldwide, with undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs comprising approximately 800 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. Founded in 1922, The School of Hotel Administration is an AACSB-accredited business school, with a resident faculty of 65 and over 10,000 alumni worldwide. Important resources available to faculty include extraordinary access to industry leaders, excellent research funding, the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR), and the cultural and intellectual resources of the Cornell University community.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18994

For full consideration, please ensure that your application is complete by September 7, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  Applications received after November 1, 2021 will be reviewed if the position has not been filled.

 The following materials are required:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Instructions for an original course assignment
  • A writing sample that demonstrates your skill with workplace writing, along with a brief explanation of the communication situation to which your writing sample responds
  • Statement on Contributions to Diversity
  • Names and contact information of two references

Visit the website below for more information on our required statement on contributions to diversity.


Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu.

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.