The following comes from Don Rybacki at Northern Michigan regarding a sports comm position there.
If you've got someone who might be interested in this opportunity, or you are interested yourself, note that responses should not come to me but to the department head.
Dr. Donald Rybacki
Communication and Performance Studies
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI 49855
Public Relations/Communication Studies
Instructor, 3 year term appointment
Northern Michigan University anticipates hiring an Instructor to teach introductory course in public relations/entertainment and sports promotion (e.g. principles, research, message design) and communication studies (e.g. public speaking, interpersonal communication, small group
process). Ability to teach other courses in public relations/communication studies (e.g. case studies, argumentation) is desirable. Other responsibilities include advising majors, and the
successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with our very active chapter of PRSSA.
Appointment at the Instructor level requires an MA in Public Relations, Speech, Communication or a related field. Teaching experience is desirable. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.
For further information or to apply, send letter of application, resume, and contact information for at least three references to: Dr. James Cantrill, Head, Department of Communication and Performance Studies (CAPS), Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue,
Marquette, MI 49855. Review of applicants will commence November 24, 2008 and the search will continue until the position is filled. NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.
NMU is located in an environment unrivaled by any other, on the south shore of Lake Superior
in Marquette, Michigan, a town with breathtaking vistas and over 20,000 residents. Public relations/communication studies is a sub-area within the CAPS Department with six full-time faculty. The department also includes curricula in broadcasting and theatre.