Assistant Teaching Professor, Sports Communication
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Communication Studies Department offers bachelor degrees in communication studies and media and screen studies. It has 20 tenure-track faculty members, 15 non-tenure track-teaching faculty, 10 postdoctoral teaching associates, and serves more than 800 undergraduate majors. The department is distinctive on three counts. First, our faculty conducts research and teaches courses across a broad range of specializations. Second, we are situated within a major private global research university and a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research. The department is housed in Northeastern's College of Arts, Media & Design, an innovative unit that includes a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Game Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. CAMD's signature programs include a new Center for Design, an initiative devoted to data storytelling and visualization, and an interdisciplinary approach to critical creative practice. Finally, we are in Boston, a thriving urban center of culture and creativity with extensive global connections. To learn more about our college, go to www.northeastern.edu/camd.
Responsibilities: The Communication Studies Department at Northeastern University invites applications for a non-tenure track position teaching sports communication courses such as Sports, Media and Communication; Sports Broadcasting; Sports Promotion in the 21st Century; Sports, Politics, and Communication; and Sport and Spectacle. Candidates who have additional expertise in other areas within the Communication Studies program should reference these areas in their application materials.
Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant teaching professor must have (1) a Ph.D. in communication or a closely affiliated discipline, (2) documented evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (3) sports-related research interests. Candidates with an MA in a communication and 5 years of professional experience will be considered for appointment as a lecturer. This is a one-year appointment that may be extended for additional years.
Salary Grade: FAC
Additional Information: Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching, research, along with a CV, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before March 13, 2020, will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Dale Herbeck, Chair of the Communication Studies Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Qualified candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.