Monday, April 25, 2011

JOB: The University of Georgia Sport Management Faculty Position

The University of Georgia

Sport Management Faculty Position

DESCRIPTION: The University of Georgia seeks to fill an open‐rank, full‐time, tenure‐track position in the area of sport management. We seek the highest quality scholar with research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: strategic management, organizational behavior, economics and finance, entrepreneurship, or communications. International experience in sport management preferred. This is an academic-year appointment that begins in August, 2011.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in appropriate field of research. Evidence of successful research, teaching, and potential for securing external funding.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management. Establish an active research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Seek external funding for research and/or the sport management program. Advise graduate students, and direct master’s and doctoral students’ thesis and dissertation research. Participate in the development of the sport management program and serve on Department, College, and University committees as appropriate.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: The University of Georgia is a comprehensive research university with 35,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It is located in Athens, a city of approximately 100,000 located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta. The Department of Kinesiology has 24 fulltime faculty members and offers B.S.Ed., M.S. and Ph.D. programs in exercise science, physical education, and sport management. Approximately 130 undergraduate students, 35 M.S. students and 14 Ph.D. students are currently enrolled in sport management programs. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research. The Department has excellent facilities in the Ramsey Center. Applicants are encouraged to visit the department website at For information about The University of Georgia, visit, for Athens and Georgia, visit and

APPLICATION: Applications should be submitted electronically (Word or pdf files) to Send letter of application, curriculum vita, research statement, reprints of three recent research articles, and names and contact information of four references. For additional information about the position contact Billy Hawkins at: (706) 542‐4427, Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Applications received through May 2, 2011 are assured consideration.

The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Americans with disabilities act compliant institution

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