San Francisco State University and the department
of Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) invites applicants for
a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sports and News
Production, beginning August 2018.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.F.A., or equivalent
terminal degree in relevant
discipline(s) (completed by August 1, 2018); M.A. may be considered with significant
professional experience (minimum of 10 years) and scholarly potential. Candidates will have a strong
potential for scholarly and /or creative work with demonstrated ability to teach some or all of the
following: TV Sports Production & Reporting, TV News Production &
Reporting, Multi-Platform Sports & News Production, Broadcast Sports, and
News Writing courses across a variety of media and venues. Preferred
candidates should possess
strong technical and conceptual skills as well as experience teaching,
or mentoring minorities, or other underrepresented groups.
Candidates must have an active record of creative activity
or scholarship related to their specialty area, and teaching, research, and creative work complement
departmental offerings and strengths. Candidates must be able to
demonstrate how they have or will incorporate inclusion, diversity, and
educational equity in their courses and/or scholarship/creative works.
The position requires
graduate and/or undergraduate teaching in Sports and News Production, mentoring and
advising graduate and/or undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing
program of creative work or scholarship in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing
committee and service assignments. Development of new courses is highly encouraged, and the
candidate will work with colleagues to develop a strategy that keeps the
program at the forefront of innovation. Serving on department, college, and
university committees is required. A commitment to working effectively with
students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds is expected. Detailed
position description is available at http://beca.sfsu.edu.
Rank and salary
Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health,
retirement and other benefits.
Submit a cover letter including teaching and
research interests, curriculum vitae with names of references, and samples of
writing and other works (three samples maximum, links to samples acceptable).
Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date.
Submit all materials online to https://becaatsfstate.submittable.com/submit by
December 15, 2017. Initial
review of applications begins in early November and will continue until the position is
filled. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. Direct
inquiries to Search Committee Chair, Jeff Jacoby, Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org
San Francisco State University is a
member of the CSU
system and serves a diverse
student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human
diversity through excellence in
intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco
State University faculty are
expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional
achievement and growth through
research, scholarship, and/or creative
work. Our goal is to attract a world-class
and diverse faculty committed to build a multicultural educational environment.
State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
with a strong commitment
to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities and sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups. SF State is a totally smoke-free campus