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At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln you will be part of 150 years of excellence in higher education and 125 years of leadership in journalism, advertising and public relations, broadcasting, and now, sports media and communication. Our distinguished, land-grant public research university is filled with collaborators and scholars who have come together to build on each other’s strengths and forge a better future. As a Big 10 University, we’re committed to our mission to provide access and serve Nebraska. We earn it every day and dig deep to change the world. Ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers, we have a small campus feel with global connections. Join us!

150 Years of Excellence

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

125 Years of Success

College of Journalism and Mass Communications


Our students do from day one and we encourage our faculty to do the same. We are a national leader in experiential learning and home to the Experience Lab. Our mission is grounded in hard work, collaborative problem solving and the ethical pursuit of truth to uphold democracy, which gives us a unique responsibility to serve the needs of a diverse society.

We have

  • Experimental classes
  • Award-winning programs
  • Over 13,000 square feet dedicated to agency experiences
  • New three-set studio and newsroom
  • New sports media lab
  • Passion and drive to shape the future of media

Why Nebraska

Our Big 10, distinguished, land-grant public research university is filled with collaborators and scholars who have come together to build on each other’s strengths and forge a better future.

  • Ranked by Forbes as one of America's Best Large Employers
  • Member of the Big 10 Conference and Big 10 Academic Alliance
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Small campus feel with global connections

Why Lincoln

Much like its 285,000+ residents, Lincoln is where you'll find a place to call home.

  • Buzzing arts and music scene
  • Bustling startups
  • Plenty of activities to kick your feet up, stay active or network
  • Growing Haymarket area with the world-class Pinnacle Bank Arena
  • Great downtown nightlife just one block from campus
  • Top 50 Best Bike City (
  • Cornerstone of the booming Silicon Prairie

What others say about us

Number 1

Happiest City
Men's Health, 2021

Number 3

for First-Time Homebuyers
WalletHub, 2021

Number 3

for Quality of Life
NerdWallet, 2017

Number 7

Overall Financial Wellbeing, 2017

Number 9

for Places to Live, 2019

Open Positions

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered 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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Promotion

The Position 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. Applications are now closed
Qualifications The minimum qualifications for this position include 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.
Application Instructions Employment begins in August 2024. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Click “Apply Now” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualifications; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

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