Assistant Professor of Sports Communication
The Lasell College Department of Communication in Newton, MA seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of Communication, who can teach a broad range of courses on the undergraduate and graduate level, with a specialization in Sports Communication beginning in the Fall of 2014. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate or graduate courses in the applicant's area of expertise and other communication courses as needed. An ability and interest in utilizing an active, project-focused approach to teaching is critical. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent, enthusiastic teaching and student advocacy; ability to work cooperatively and productively with faculty, staff and students; commitment to productivity and professional development; and active participation in department and college service. Our growing major is looking to enhance and diversify offerings, pedagogical approaches, and personnel. The successful candidate will have the ability to shape the on-going development of this program in response to new potential markets and an expanding program curriculum.
Qualifications: A doctorate in Communication is required, although an ABD will also be considered. Faculty at Lasell are employed on renewable single and multi-year contracts. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a philosophy of teaching, resume and names of three (3) references. (posted 09/16/13)