Friday, October 29, 2010

JOB: Tenure Track - Towson

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions
Sport Management
Department of Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology is seeking to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions for its newly revised Sport Management Program. Both positions are 10-month appointments beginning Fall 2011.

Faculty Responsibilities:
· Teach courses primarily at the undergraduate level (some graduate teaching possible).
· Conduct a scholarship program and seek external funding.
· Advise undergraduate students in the Department.
· Contribute to the service mission of Department, College, and University.
· Contribute to professional activities in the discipline.
· Engage in collaborative activities with other and/or other on & off-campus entities
· Earned doctorate with a research component in an area appropriate to the discipline.
· Evidence of the ability to teach in an institution of higher education in one or more of the related areas of sport management (organizational behavior/theory), sport economics, sport law, and sport governance and cultural aspects of the sports industry (prior teaching experience strongly preferred)
· Established scholarly activity with the potential for external funding.
· Experience in professional organizations and/or with collaborative professional relationships, preferably with external entities

Department of Kinesiology
The Department of Kinesiology has approximately 1200 undergraduate majors in Sport Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Physical Education-Teacher Education and 30+ full-time faculty.

Towson University
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate majors, 38 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 694 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcript(s); and letters of references with contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least three professional references to:
Keunsu Han, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology, TC 200
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Phone: (410) 608-4594

Review of the applications will begin in December 1, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. These positions are contingent on funding available at time of hire.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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