University of Rhode Island

Assistant Professor, Sports Communication and Media

The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2018. We seek an academic and professional in sports communication and media to help develop and deliver a new program in this area.
The successful candidate will develop and deliver new courses in sports media and communication at introductory and advanced levels for undergraduate, and possibly graduate, students. The candidate may also teach and enhance existing course offerings. The standard workload includes three courses each semester, or 18 credit hours per year, advising undergraduate students, maintaining an active scholarly or creative program in sports media and communication, and performing service in the Harrington School, College, and University.

Visit the URI jobs website at:  to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00070).  Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position, (#2) Curriculum Vitae or resume should include the names and contact information for three academic/professional references,  (#3) Statement of teaching philosophy and demonstration of teaching effectiveness,  (#4) “Other Document” a sample of written work and/or link to an example of a creative production.



The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other protected groups are encouraged to apply.