Faculty Job in Academic & University Visiting Assistant Professor in Sports and Adventure Media


Requisition Number: 06908

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative Visiting Assistant Professor for its newly developed
Sports and Adventure Media Major. This position has a start date of August 2018 with the opportunity to start earlier in 2018.

This position will teach undergraduate courses in sports media, and specifically in sports video reporting and producing. This position will
assist in curriculum development for the new major and help students secure valuable internship experiences.


The ideal candidate for this position will have national or major market industry experience in sports
journalism, with an emphasis in video production and digital and social media. Candidates must have a master’s degree in Journalism, Media
Studies, Communications or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree combined with significant, specialized and relevant industry experience.
Collegiate-level teaching experience is a plus.

To apply for this position, upload an application, resume, cover letter, list of
three references and, if applicable, teaching philosophy and/or an online teaching portfolio URL.

Review of applications will begin
November 1, 2017 and continue until Dec. 15, 2017.

The WVU Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1,200
students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The university has approximately 30,000 students and is located in Morgantown,
WV, about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, and a three-hour drive to Washington, DC. WVU is a member of the NCAA Division 1 and has been in
the Big 12 Conference since 2012. WVU sports play a vibrant role in Morgantown and outdoor adventure sports recreation abounds in West
Virginia, including some of the East’s best rock climbing and whitewater rafting, just minutes from Morgantown.

For additional
information about the Reed College of Media, please see http://reedcollegeofmedia.wvu.edu.

For questions about the position or the application process, please contact
Search Committee Chair Emily Corio at Emily.corio@mail.wvu.edu.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under respresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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