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Sport Management Position


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise graduate students in the area of Sport Management. Conduct 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 must possess a terminal degree (ABD considered) with an emphasis in Sport Management or aligned areas with specific emphasis on finance and economics. The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential to establish 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 the NASSM/NASPE certified Sport Management graduate program.



Assistant/Associate Professor.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.



Appointment will be effective August 15, 2013.



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’s and university’s web sites at, and, respectively.  .



Screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted on line at: and include a letter of application and CV. Refer to requisition number 84386 when applying. A list of three references with current contact information must be sent via email to Dr. Massengale (e-mail below).


For More Information

Dana Massengale, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 131
(806) 834-1886