The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a highly experienced and innovative sports journalist or sports media practitioner who will teach courses in the college's Sports and Adventure Media Major. This position will begin in August 2020.
The ideal candidate for this position will have national or major market industry experience as a sports journalist. Candidates with significant media production experience in the sports industry, including experience writing and producing video, audio and digital content, are also encouraged to apply. Highly qualified persons may be considered for the Shott Professorship.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.