Friday, September 21, 2012

JOB: Sport Management at Florida State University

Assistant / Associate Professor In Sport Management

Job Information: Candidates are being sought for a tenure-track position in the Department of Sport Management, a unit in the College of Education at Florida State University. The department has four pillar areas: finance/economics, legal issues, marketing, and media and culture. Applicants should have research and teaching expertise that will contribute to and support one or more of the department’s pillar areas. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in finance/economics. Visit for more information about the Department.


Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2013. The individual hired will be required to maintain an active research agenda, possess strong knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods for the effective mentoring of masters and doctoral student research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, seek external funding, and contribute to department and university growth through appropriate service activities.

Minimum qualifications for the position include: earned doctorate in Sport Management or related field; college/university teaching experience; experience mentoring, or evidence of ability to mentor graduate students; experience procuring external funding or evidence of willingness to seek external funding.


This is a nine-month, tenure earning position at the assistant or associate professor rank, with possible summer employment. The anticipated start date for this position is August 12, 2013 (Fall 2013 Semester.) Rank and salary will be commensurate with an individual’s experience.

How to Apply: 
Those interested in the position should apply through the Florida State University website at Interested parties are required to complete the online application. In addition, candidates should submit an application packet that includes a current curriculum vita, a letter of application explaining an individual’s qualifications for the position, the names and contact information of three references, and a copy of graduate school transcripts to our application coordinator: 

Erika Bettilyon
Department Manager, Sport Management, 
1002 Tully Gym, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4280. 

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Florida State University is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination for any member of the University’s community on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other protected group status. This policy applies to faculty, staff, students, visitors, applicants, and contractors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.

For more about the College of Education visit

Questions concerning this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair:

Dr. Michael Giardina
Search Committee Chair
Department of Sport Management
1002 Tully Gym
139 Chieftan Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4280

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