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Jobs in Sport Management, Sport Studies (history, sociology), and Kinesiology

Full-time/Tenure Track Positions[]

Arizona State University (AZ) - Honors/Open Field/Open Rank (Renewable/Non TT)[]

Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University invites applications for a renewable multi-year position in the core Honors faculty. Barrett Honors Faculty Fellows are non-tenure track Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, and Principal Lecturers with competitive salaries and generous benefits.

The main teaching responsibility rests on a rigorous two-semester interdisciplinary seminar course, The Human Event, in which students examine diverse intellectual traditions from earliest writings to the present. Special attention is given to critical thinking and argumentative writing skills. In addition, faculty members teach upper-division seminars, and mentor honors students throughout their four years in independent studies, individual conferences, theses, and other forms of scholarly achievement.

Arizona State University as an institution is committed to accessibility and excellence. Barrett attracts many of the top students in the country and provides them with an enriched academic experience that challenges them and enables them to become better citizens. The typical Barrett freshman is in the top five percent of their high school class.

We seek to fill a full-time, multi-year faculty position whose primary responsibility will be to teach the first-year Human Event seminar. Successful applicants will demonstrate teaching excellence, including experience in and openness to teaching primary sources through multiple theoretical/disciplinary/methodological approaches, across different cultures and historical eras. The position begins August 2016; the nine-month salary will be based on education and experience.

Qualifications: A PhD in any academic field that adds richness to our college. Candidates whose work integrates views from multiple disciplines are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching argumentative writing and leading seminar-based discussions is highly desired. We welcome applications from candidates whose teaching and scholarly activities address the diversity of our student population and seek a diverse candidate pool.

Please send: (1) a letter of application detailing teaching philosophy and experience, disciplinary training and research, and how you can contribute to honors education; (2) a C.V.; (3) two letters of recommendation that address the extent and quality of your teaching; (4) a brief description of course objectives and themes you would adopt in the first semester of The Human Event (HON 171), and a schedule of readings for that course. Further information on this course can be found at Send your application materials, which should be formatted as PDF files, to: Questions about the position may be addressed to: Dr. Nilanjana Bhattacharjya, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, at

Application review will begin at 5:00pm on February 4, 2016.

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Sport Management Lecturer (permanent, non-TT)[]

The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, ( one of the nation's oldest, is located in the Isenberg School of Management. It offers BS, MS, MBA/MS, and PhD programs and is home to nine full-time and several part-time faculty members. The University of Massachusetts is home to The Mark H. McCormack Collection - the archives of sports business innovator Mark H. McCormack and his company, IMG.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least three references at: The priority deadline for applications is February 8, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants for this position should note they are applying for requisition #R52003. - See more at: Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time lecturer to start September 2016. We seek an individual who can teach a broad range of sport management courses. We have particular needs in the areas of Sport Leadership, Sport Strategy, Sport Organizational Behavior, Sport History and Sport Law.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Master's degree in Business Administration, Sport Management, or a related field. A PhD will be viewed favorably.

University of Tennessee Knoxville Asst. Prof, Kinesiology, Recreation, Sport Studies (TT)[]

This is a nine-month tenure-track position in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies beginning August I, 2015. Sport Management is housed in the Recreation and Sport Management program ofthe Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport Studies in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. A doctoral program is offered in Kinesiology and Sport Studies, and master's and undergraduate programs are offered in Recreation and Sport Management. For more details regarding the range of academic programs and other aspects of the department, please visit


Earned doctorate in sport management or related field at time of appointment -

Evidence of scholarly achievement/potential in area of expertise -

Scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals -

Ability to contribute to doctoral specialization -

Effective communication and interpersonal skills


University teaching experience -

Demonstrated commitment to professional organizations -

Evidence of extramural support for research


Teach in the areas of Organizational Behavior, Funding Sources and Revenue Generation, Human Resource Practices, and related areas. - Conduct research leading to publication in refereed journals - Participate in professional, university, and community service - Advise undergraduate and graduate students and direct graduate projects, theses, and dissertations - Actively pursue external funding and grant writing SALARY: Competitive - commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin September 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the position announcement, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers ofthree references to Sarah Bicknell ( Electronic submissions are encouraged. For questions regarding the position contact: James Bemiller, Chair ofSport Management Search Committee Dept. of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies/ The University ofTennessee 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, 343 HPER Bldg~, Knoxville, TN 37996-2700 865-974-0359 (office) or ; Designated a Carnegie doctoraVresearch extensive university, UTK is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive institution ofhigher education in Tennessee. Academic programs on the Knoxville campus enroll approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students.