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Adjunct Faculty, Sports Communication - Department of Communication Studies

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 8, 2022

Job Details

The Communication Studies Department at Rowan University is seeking adjuncts to teach Sports Communication, Culture & Identity. Qualified candidates must have at least an MA or MS in Communication Studies (or closely related field) as well as teaching experience at the college level.

Sports Communication, Culture & Identity is a course that focuses on how race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, and religion are viewed, discussed, and performed in athletics. Concentrating on examining various areas in the field, the class addresses depictions of athletes in the media, equity issues, as well as the behaviors of consumers, among many other aspects.

The course objectives and learning outcomes are as follows:
  • Critically examine sport

  • Analyze participation in sport through a cultural lens

  • Understand how sport is defined, viewed, and consumed

  • Learn how sport intersects with gender, race, sexuality, class, ability, religion and develop the capacity to see how these issues are valued/not valued through how they are produced/reproduced

Ability to teach Rhetoric of Sport as well as Organizational Communication in Sports is considered a plus.

Interested candidates should apply through our online application system.

Candidates should submit:
  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vita

  • Names of three references and/or letters from references

  • Unofficial transcript from highest degree

  • Statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Any other relevant material (including previous teaching and student evaluations, if available)

Positions are dependent on funding and current need; thus applications will be screened on a rolling basis. Applications will be retained for future need if immediate openings are not available.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Advertised: Jul 8 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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