Sports Journalism

Michigan State University in Michigan

Date Posted March 24, 2014
Employment Type Full-time

Journalism: Michigan State University. School of Journalism. Sports Journalism. The School of Journalism at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term faculty position in the area of sports journalism. We seek an expert with professional experience, teaching experience and whose scholarship and teaching interests focus on the skills, strategies and use of communication technologies to investigate and report on sports events, issues and personalities and health issues related to sports. We are looking for a motivated colleague who will form a dynamic partnership with us, as we become the "go-to" place for sports journalism. Our future colleague should have experience and teaching skills on managing and disseminating information effectively and gathering, writing and reporting with innovative technologies. Successful candidates will have evidence of scholarly work that may include impact of social media on athletes and sports health issues. A keen interest to lead sports media study abroad and summer programs is preferred. External funding success and collaborations across disciplines are part of this position. Rank will be commensurate with degree and experience. Please direct questions to L.A. Dickerson, Chair of the Sports Journalism Search Committee, School of Journalism, MSU, at To apply, please refer to Posting #9200 and complete an electronic submission at the MSU Employment Opportunities website: Applicants should submit: 1) cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, 2) current vita, and 3) the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee. The search committee will begin considering applications April 1, 2014. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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