Saturday, April 14, 2012

JOB: University of Maryland, College Park

Lecturer in the Socio-Historical Analysis of Sport and Physical Culture - University of Maryland, College Park

Basic Description:

9 month lecturer appointment beginning August 23, 2012.

Expertise in the socio-historical analysis of sport and physical culture. This position offers an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic faculty of Kinesiology, gain teaching experience, and become part an active research group in Physical Cultural Studies (

Teach undergraduate courses in the sociology of sport, and history of sport, with the possibility of teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: sport, race, and ethnicity; gender, sport, and culture; sport and globalization; sport and international development; sport and media culture. Advise undergraduate students; participate in activities of the Physical Cultural Studies research group; and fulfill other departmental faculty responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in related domain of inquiry, and evidence of teaching experience and expertise (ABDs are welcome to apply as long as PhDs are granted by the date of the appointment: August 23, 2012).

For best consideration, please submit application materials by Friday May 4, 2012.


Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, letter of application, teaching portfolio (which may include course syllabi, lecture slides, websites, teaching evaluations, and video lectures), and three reference letters.

All application materials should be submitted through the eTerp website:
Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Inquiries should be directed to:

Polly Sebastian, Academic Affairs Coordinator
Department of Kinesiology
School of Public Health
University of Maryland, College Park
Room 2351, SPH Bldg
College Park, MD 20742-2611

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