Saturday, October 13, 2012

JOB: Eastern Michigan University



Invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Sport Management

Posting #FA1306E, Sport Management, tenure-track Assistant Professor

Candidates should have the following required qualifications:

§  Terminal degree in Sport Management
§  A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence at undergrad/grad levels
§  Demonstrated expertise in the field of sport management
§  Record of conducting research and publication in peer-reviewed journals
§  Ability to integrate technology as well as practical application into the pedagogy

Responsibilities of Faculty Appointees:

§  Teach graduate-level and undergraduate-level courses for students pursuing careers in sport management in two or more of the following areas: compliance, sport governance, sport law, international sport, and sport finance/economics
§  Advise undergraduate and graduate students
§  Oversee field-based research projects as well as chair and serve on graduate project and thesis committees
§  Serve on academic and professional committees
§  Actively participate in professional community service
§  Seek external grants

A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience. Starting date should be no later than August 28, 2013. All applications must be made online at https://www.emujobs.comApplicants should submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and at least three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2012 and continue until a finalist is identified. For more information contact Dr. Michael Bretting, Search Committee Chair at

Eastern Michigan University, a public, comprehensive university, enrolls nearly 24,000 students who are served by over 2,000 faculty and staff, both on-campus, off-campus and electronically. Located in culturally and environmentally diverse southeastern Michigan, characterized by metropolitan growth and economic transformation, the University is an environment rich in academic, research, technological and recreational resources. The School of Health Promotion and Human Performance offers undergraduate programs in Health Education, Physical Education, Sport Management and Sports Medicine. At the graduate level, the School offers degrees in Health Education, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Sport Management, and Orthotics and Prosthetics.

EMU is an equal opportunity employer, and the institution is regularly recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diversity.

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