Friday, October 31, 2014

JOB: Lecturer/Senior lecturer in Physical Education - University of Bath

https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC2701

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Physical Education
Department for Health
Salary:      Starting from £38,511, rising to £45,954 (Lecturer)
or £47,328, rising to £54,841 (Senior Lecturer)
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 November 2014
Interview Date:      Monday 15 December 2014
Reference:      CC2701

The Department for Health is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Education, who is a scholar with a strong record of publications and either a track-record or clear strategy to attract research funding. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence, appropriate to the level of appointment.

We are seeking a dynamic, adaptable colleague who will work with us to ensure the continuing strength of the Department in both research and teaching. You will be expected to maintain and develop your own programme of research, be successful in seeking external funding, and contribute to teaching and research supervision on relevant programmes. It is expected that your scholarly activities will complement and further enhance existing research foci in and further develop links between the Department for Health and the Department of Sports Development and Recreation, as well as the local community and schools.

While applications are welcomed from all areas relevant to physical education and from any disciplinary background, we are particularly interested in those whose scholarship fosters interdisciplinarity and focuses on: Coaching Science; Sports Pedagogy and Inequalities; Sport and Physical Activity Across the Lifespan; Health Technology and/or; Physical Education. It would be an advantage if you can demonstrate an affinity between your own research programme and existing Departmental and Faculty research themes.

If you wish to make an informal and confidential enquiry about this post, please contact either the Director of Sport and Social Science programme (Dr Emma Rich +44 (0) 1225 386638, email: e.rich@bath.ac.uk    or the Head of Department (Dr James Bilzon, Tel: +44 (0)1225 383174, email: j.bilzon@bath.ac.uk).

CFP: Girl Power in Play

Women Deliver, a global organization advocating for the health and well-being of girls and women, will be holding a groundbreaking symposium titled Girl Power in Play during the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada in 2015. This symposium will focus on the linkages between sports and girls' development, particularly in developing countries. The symposium is tentatively scheduled to take place in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 and 19, 2015.

They are now accepting submissions for concurrent session presentations on research around girls, sports and development; or case studies of sports-based programs affecting girls. Please note that limited funding may be available for speakers from developing countries only.

Submissions will be accepted until 12pm EST Friday, November 14. All applicants will be notified by January 20, 2015.

You may apply by filling out this form (and also at this link: http://bit.ly/Yf7UcH). If you know of colleagues who might be a good fit, please forward this call to them. Please contact jhoffman@womendeliver.org with questions regarding the symposium.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

JOB: Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science - California State University, Sacramento

Department of Kinesiology and Health Science 
Tenured/Tenure-Track Full Time Chair 
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California State University, Sacramento seeks to hire a qualified person to serve as full time 
Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. The new Chair will have an 
excellent opportunity to shape the future direction of a dynamic multidisciplinary department. 
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is looking for an individual with a 
documented record of academic innovation and progressive leadership. The Department of 
Kinesiology and Health Science is part of the College of Health and Human Services. The 
Department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Kinesiology, Health Science, and Athletic 
Training. A Master of Science is also available and offers two concentrations of study (Exercise 
Science and Movement Studies). The successful candidate must qualify for retreat rights as a 
faculty member in Kinesiology (Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or Physical Education) or 
Health Science (Community Health Education, Health Care Administration, or Occupational 
Health & Safety). 

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website. For full vacancy 
announcement, including application procedure, please see: 
http://www.csus.edu/about/employment 

The review of applications begins 12/1/2014, and will continue until the position is filled. 
Address questions only to: Dr. Patty Woodward, Assistant Professor, Phone 916-278-7478. 

AA/EEO. Clery Act Statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Criminal background 
check may be required. 

JOB: Assistant Professor of Sport Management - University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Isenberg School of Management
Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management
Two Tenure Track Positions
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management invites applications for two tenure-track positions. The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, https://www.isenberg.umass.edu/sportmgt/ 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 eleven 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.

The two position openings are for Assistant Professors in Sport Management. Applicants with interests in the following areas are encouraged to apply: Sport Marketing, Sport Finance and Economics, Sport Analytics, Sport Organizational Behavior and Theory, and Sport Strategy. However, other areas of interest will also be considered. Qualified candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in Sport Management, Business, or a related field on or before August 31, 2015.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified at the assistant professor level. However, exceptional candidates at any rank will receive consideration.

The ability to conduct scholarly sport related research and publishing to meet the expectations of a business school is required. The department values high quality teaching; thus, candidates should provide evidence and/or potential excellence in teaching. Willingness to work with doctoral students is viewed very favorably.
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 November 16, 2014, but applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Applicants for this position should note they are applying for Requisition #47005.


The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body.  The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.  Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

JOB: Associate / Full Professor in Kinesiology - The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Faculty Position: Associate / Full Professor in Kinesiology
Department of Kinesiology

POSITION NUMBER: 999399

POSITION: Applications are invited for a 9‐month, tenure‐track associate / full professor in Kinesiology.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an innovative scholar in Kinesiology with interest and experience in graduate education to take a leading role in our online professional EdD program in Kinesiology. The EdD program, is a cohort‐based, interdisciplinary professional degree program where students move through the program together in learning communities to complete their coursework and dissertation in 4 years http://kin.wp.uncg.edu/edd/.  Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising and supervision of dissertations in the EdD program, maintaining an active line of research, and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities. The successful candidate is also expected to play a leading role in developing and maintaining community within the EdD program and facilitate the dissertation process through coordination of learning communities, formation of dissertation committees and annual student campus visits.    

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field, 2) a broad knowledge of Kinesiology and its sub‐disciplines, 3) demonstrated record and active line of scholarship that complements the EdD program, and 4) experience in graduate teaching and thesis/dissertation supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Interest or experience with a broad range of scholarly methodologies relevant for applied/action‐oriented scholarship.  Experience with online pedagogy and digital literacy / technologies.  Experience with program evaluation, and evidence‐based pedagogical practices.  

START DATE & SALARY: August 1, 2015; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Department has 23 full‐time faculty and is one of ten departments or programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/) at UNCG. The faculty has a strong commitment to curriculum and scholarly diversity, and a particular interest in increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under‐represented groups. The department has a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and ranked 15th overall in the most recent (2010) national ranking of doctoral programs in kinesiology.  The department is located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., Ed.D, and Ph.D. degrees  http://www.uncg.edu/kin.  The on‐line EdD in Kinesiology is the first of its kind in the country, and is supported by the Division of Continual Learning whose expertise in educational technology helps faculty develop and students experience the very best in online education http://dcl.uncg.edu/.

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of more than 18,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~269,666. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin November 22nd, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter of qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and list of four references including name, position/relationship to applicant, address, e‐mail address, and phone number. Candidates are notified before references are contacted. Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. William Karper, (wbkarper@uncg.edu), search committee chair.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.    EOE AA/M/F/D/V

JOB: Assistant professor in Sport Management - San José State University

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
San José State University
San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialist in Sport Management
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23107
Rank: Assistant professor (tenure-track)

Qualifications:
1. Doctorate by time of appointment;
2. Demonstrated ability to teach courses in sport management at the undergraduate and graduate level;
3. Evidence of scholarly promise, professional engagement, and ability to seek external funding where appropriate;
4. Must have a theoretical background that includes sport management sub-specialties such as sport finance, sport law, sport marketing, sport ethics, sport facilities, sport and public relations; sustainability and sport, and sport and globalization;
5. Sport industry experience is desirable;
6. Ability and willingness to develop ongoing relationships and internship opportunities with exercise facilities and sport teams at a variety of levels;
7. Ability to work collegially at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
8. Ability and desire to serve on thesis committees, supervise theses/projects, and advise in the specialization;
9. Ability to teach core classes, general education, and/or physical activity classes as needed;
10. Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching or other comparable experience.

Responsibilities:

1. Teach sport management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise theses/projects, serve on thesis committees, and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. May also be expected to teach core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, teach in the general education program, and/or teach in the physical activity program;
2. Direct and grow the undergraduate program; propose courses/curricula as needed;
3. Direct and grow an innovative graduate sport management program, propose courses/curricula as needed, and establish internship opportunities with Bay Area sport organizations;
4. Actively engage in community outreach to increase the visibility of the sport management programs;
5. Membership and participation in appropriate professional associations;
6. Conduct research, seek external funding where appropriate, present professional papers, and publish in professional journals;
7. Serve on department, college, and university committees as appropriate;
8. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, disability, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 18, 2015
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedures: Screening will start on January 15, 2015. For full consideration upload letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and research plans and at least three original letters of reference with contact information at apply.interfolio.com/27523

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
Dr. Matthew Masucci, Chair
E-mail: matthew.masucci@sjsu.edu
Department of Kinesiology Phone (408) 924 3021
San José State University Fax (408) 924 3053
San José, CA 95192-0054

For more information on the Department see www.sjsu.edu/kinesiology

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

CFP: 2015 Conference on College Sport

The 2015 CSRI Conference will be held at the Downtown Columbia Marriott Hotel.
April 20th – 22nd
*note this is a Monday – Wednesday
Downtown Columbia Marriott
1200 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Click the link below to download the “Call for Papers” information in pdf format.

  • To be considered for acceptance, abstracts must reflect college-sport research on the history of intercollegiate athletics, social-cultural college-sport issues, legal theory or the application of law to college-sport issues, business-related issues in college sport, or special topics related to current college-sport issues.
  • Abstracts will undergo a multi-person, blind-review process to determine acceptance.
  • Submission Dates – Abstracts should NOT be submitted prior to Monday, October 27, 2014 and MUST be received no later than Friday, January 23, 2015 (11:59 p.m. EST).
  • All abstracts MUST be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word attachment


CALL FOR PAPERS QUICK NOTES:
In the email message accompanying the attached abstract, include the principal author’s name, postal mailing address, email address, and fax and telephone numbers.
Submission of abstract(s) indicates the intent of the presenter(s) to register for the conference at the appropriate registration fee.

JOB: Sport Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality - Asia University in Taiwan

Asia University in Taiwan invites applicants for Faculty position(s) in Sport Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality to begin Spring 2015.

Department of Leisure and Recreation Management in Asia University, Taiwan is currently recruiting full-time and part-time faculty members for Spring semester, 2015 in areas of Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Recreation, and Sports. We are welcome those who are equipped with great capacity in cooperation with industry and are able to get grant more than 33,333 US dollars per year in average. Or we are welcome those who are academic-oriented and are able to publish articles every year in journals included in the database of (Social) Science Citation Index (SSCI or SCI). Please send us your C.V. including your current position, educational background, industry experiences, and/or publications list, to Department chair Dr. Li-Shiue Gau: lsgau@asia.edu.tw. We are looking forward to your application. Let me know if you have any question.

Asia University, Taiwan is
The top 83 university in Asia
The top 99 university under 50 years old
The top 53 university in BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014

CFP: North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference 2015

Dear NASSS community,
The North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference will take place June 2 - 6, 2015 in Ottawa and will be hosted by the University of Ottawa’s Sport Management Group. The NASSM conference has been held every year since 1986, making 2015 its 30th edition. With this edition, the University of Ottawa will be the only university to have hosted the conference twice (the first time was in 1991). The conference will be set at the beautiful Delta Ottawa City Centre, just minutes from campus and the downtown core.

On behalf of the sport management group at the University of Ottawa, we would like to share the call for abstracts. This year, the theme of the conference will be: Knowledge, Passion, Community: Driving Sport Forward.

NASSM features a wide array of research areas (e.g., governance, communication, economics, law, leadership, marketing, teaching and sociology) as they related to sporting phenomena. The abstract submission process will commence October 1, 2014 and conclude November 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.).

Presentations may be proposed as either a 20-minute oral presentation, a poster, or a 60-minute full symposium, forum, roundtable, or workshop. Authors’ names may not appear on more than two (2) abstracts of any kind.

For more details on submitting an abstract, the conference, or NASSM itself, please visit www.nassm.com/nassm2015 or follow us on Twitter (@NASSM2015).

Sincerely,

Dr. Milena M. Parent & Dr. Eric W. MacIntosh
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, Research Centre for Sport in Canadian Society, School of Human Kinetics

JOB: Assistant or associate professor of Kinesiology - Gordon College

We welcome candidates for a position in the Department of Kinesiology. Gordon College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor of kinesiology appointment. Position to begin August 2015. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

We are seeking someone with a Ph.D. or Ed.D., with excellent teaching and research skills, and appropriate clinical experience, who will contribute to the department, the college, and the discipline. Potential responsibilities include teaching courses that may include a) Physical activity for populations with special needs, b) Sport, recreation and fitness leadership and management, c) Principles of personal training, strength and conditioning, d) Research in Recreation, Sport and Wellness, e) Exercise testing and prescription. Additional responsibilities include internship coordination and/or supervision. NSCA and ACSM certification is desirable. http://www.gordon.edu/teachatgordon

Gordon College is one of the nation's premier Christian colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith.

Questions?  Contact
Valerie Gin
Department Chair
<Valerie.Gin@gordon.edu>