Senior Sport Management Position
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise graduate students in the area of Sport Management. Conduct quality research and seek external funding in the area of specialization. Provide service to professional organizations. Responsibilities also include department, college, and university committee assignments.
The successful candidate should possess a terminal degree with an emphasis in Sport Management or aligned areas. The candidate will be capable of teaching courses in the program to be selected from, but not limited to: introduction to sport management, finance, accounting, marketing and promotion, sport ethics, gender and legal issues, organization and strategic management, legal issues, facilities or leadership. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a focused and externally (grants and/or contracts, consulting) supported line of scholarly activity to meet university expectations, evidence of effective teaching and the ability and willingness to teach Sport Management undergraduate courses, as well as, in Sport Management graduate program.
RANK AND SALARY
Associate or Full Professor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPOINTMENT
Appointment will be effective in the AY 2012-13 or Fall 2013.
THE DEPARTMENT AND THE UNIVERSITY
The department offers BS and MS degrees, and participates in PhD programs with exercise and sport sciences concentrations. The department is one of the largest departments at Texas Tech University and enrolls over 1,400 undergraduates in programs of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Physical Education/Teacher Education, Exercise and Health Promotion, Exercise Sciences, and Sport Studies). Approximately 90 graduate students are enrolled in the Master's degree program in Exercise and Sport Sciences (concentrations in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise and Sport Psychology, Motor Behavior, Sport Management, Strength and Conditioning, and Teaching Physical Education and Sport). The Department also provides concentration areas in doctoral programs within other colleges. Texas Tech University is a large state-supported institution located in Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. In addition to nearly all traditional colleges and schools, the University has nationally recognized law and medical schools. Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university. Successful candidates would be expected to contribute to this effort by virtue of their scholarly research and external funding. For further information see the department and university's web sites at www.depts.ttu.edu/hess, and www.ttu.edu, respectively.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at: http://jobs.texastech.edu and include a letter of application, CV, and names of three references with current contact information. Refer to requisition number 86186 when applying.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act Employer, and is sensitive to the unique needs of dual career couples.
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