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[ecrea] Vacancy: TT Asst. Prof of Sports Media and Communication at URI
Tue Nov 06 10:34:27 GMT 2018
We're looking for a new colleague in sports media and communication at
the University of Rhode Island. Please see below for details.
Apply for this job at https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4213. ; First
consideration to applications received by 11/19/2018. Second
consideration may be given to applications received by 12/12/2018.
The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of
Rhode Island invites applicants for a tenure-line faculty position at
the rank of assistant professor in sports media and communication to
begin fall 2019.
We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests focus on one or
more of the following: sports communication/media, sociology of sport,
physical cultural studies, sports public relations, and/or sports
journalism. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching
existing courses, and developing new courses in the candidate’s area(s)
We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to develop a sustained
research agenda, provide evidence of successful teaching, and
demonstrate the ability to work effectively with students, faculty,
staff and administrators. Opportunities also exist for collaborations
with URI’s Center for Career and Experiential Learning, URI Athletics,
and campus media outlets.
The Harrington School of Communication and Media is a leader in
communication and media research and education. Administratively housed
within the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in the
University of Rhode Island, the Harrington School is home to programs in
communication studies, digital media, film/media, journalism, library
and information studies, public relations, sports media and
communication, and writing and rhetoric.
The ideal candidate for this position will be joining an engaging
community of 65 full-time faculty, 100 part-time instructors, and 1350
undergraduate and graduate students, and will teach and work with
students in our new $6.8 million communication and media hub and newly
renovated broadcast center.
The University of Rhode Island is conveniently located near the state’s
famous beaches, one mile from an Amtrak station connecting to Boston and
New York City, 20 miles from T.F. Green International Airport, and 30
miles from Providence, Rhode Island.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and deliver new courses in sports media and communication at the
undergraduate level and possibly at the graduate level. Teach and
enhance existing or new course offerings. Standard workload includes 18
credit-hours of teaching per year (normally 3 courses per semester),
advising students, developing a scholarly or creative agenda, and
performing service at the department/program, school, college and/or
university level(s) as appropriate.
1.Ph.D. or M.F.A (or other terminal degree) in sports media or
communication or a related field (ABD candidates will be considered; if
hired, the degree must be completed no later than September 1, 2019).
2.Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver courses at the
undergraduate level in any one or more of the following areas: sports
communication/media, sports public relations, or sports journalism.
3.Demonstrated ability to develop a scholarly or creative agenda in any
one or more of the following areas: sports communication/media,
sociology of sport, physical cultural studies, sports public relations,
or sports journalism.
4.Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication.
5.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.
6.Demonstrated proficiency in electronic media.
7.Demonstrated knowledge of digital media as it relates to sports media.
8.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
1.Professional experience in sports journalism or other media and
2.Demonstrated evidence of seeking and/or securing funding for research
or creative work.
3.Experience teaching sports media and communication at the
undergraduate and/or graduate level.
4.Demonstrated knowledge of data analysis as it relates to sports media.
5.Demonstrated experience utilizing project- and experienced-based
assignments in the classroom.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY
ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty
(#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications
match the requirements for the position (as one complete document).
(#2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information
for three professional references (as one complete document).
(#3) Statement of teaching philosophy, including your approach to
teaching a diverse student body and evidence of teaching effectiveness
(as one complete document).
(#4) “Other Document,” a sample of written work and/or a link to an
example of a creative production (as one complete document).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has
been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received
by November 19, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications
received by December 12, 2018. Applications received subsequent to the
second consideration date (December 12, 2018) may not be given full
Apply for this job at https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4213
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