Assistant Professor – Sports Promotion – University of Nebraska – Lincoln

July 14, 2023

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking an assistant professor in sports promotion to join our award-winning program starting in August 2024. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sports advertising and promotion; helping to develop course offerings, initiatives, and programs, focusing on sports media; as well as participating and leading collaborations with internal and external stakeholders in the regional sports media community. The successful candidate will also contribute to the development of our curriculum; conduct and publish research regularly; provide service to the college, university, and profession; and other assigned duties.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism, and sports media and communication. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized agencies and companies in leading markets.


A Ph.D. and professional experience in advertising and public relations, sports promotion, mass communications, or a closely related field are required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching expertise in sports promotion or sports marketing.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To be considered for the position, go to, requisition F_230113. Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vitae that includes information on education, experience, and qualifications; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See