University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Journalism
September 27, 2018
Contract - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking an assistant professor of practice in sports media and communication to join our award-winning faculty beginning in January 2019. The responsibilities of this position will include teaching 6-8 courses per year, depending on other assigned duties, at the undergraduate and graduate level including introductory and capstone courses. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to curriculum development, assessment activities, service to the profession, and actively mentor students.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and five years professional experience in sports journalism, sports advertising, sports media relations, sports communications or a related field and teaching experience.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and ten or more years professional experience in sports journalism, sports advertising, sports media relations, sports communications or a related field, demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level, experience in online teaching and experience in a leadership role.
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism and sports media and communication. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry leaders across the country.
We invite applicants from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins January 2019. Review of applications will begin on Oct. 8, 2018 and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180141 and click on the “Apply to this job.” Complete the form and attach (1) a letter of interest; (2) a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualifications; and (3) a list of three references with complete contact information.
The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Internal Number: F_180141
About University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Journalism
Our mission is to graduate highly competent professionals who have acquired communication and critical thinking skills appropriate to journalism and to advertising and public relations. We hold true to the core principles of journalism and mass communication education and as leaders of the digital communications environment. Our mission is grounded in the First Amendment of the Constitution, which gives us a unique responsibility to serve the needs of a diverse society. Through excellence in teaching and research, we educate ethical, socially responsible, well-rounded and fair-minded graduates who will carry those traits into the real world.