Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 123)

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7055225
Posted: January 11, 2019
Application Deadline: January 14, 2019

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 123)

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Dec 17, 2018

Deadline: Jan 14, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Communication Department seeks to hire a per-course faculty member to teach Comm 123, Sports Journalism, in the Spring of 2019 (02/11/2019-05/22/2019).

Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00-5:35 pm

Course Description

American culture, its contests and celebrations have moved from the sports page to the front page. This course explores the history, literature and practice of sports journalism in print, TV/radio, and new media. Students will examine issues of gender and ethics, develop editorial criteria for sports coverage, and learn the “best practice” in writing about sports for print, broadcast, and online.


Candidates should have a graduate degree in Communication, Journalism, or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with professional experience in the field of sports journalism.

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