Sunday, October 28, 2012

JOB: Washington State University

Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology

Pullman Campus

Assistant Professor – Sport Management Program

Salary:  Competitive, Commensurate with Experience
Effective Date:  August 16, 2013

Responsibilities:  Pursue a research agenda in the area of Sport Communication or Sport Finance/Economics. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in either sport communication or sport finance/economics, plus at least one other sport management core course. Candidates must also be able to supervise senior level internships, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and provide university, community, and professional service.

Required qualifications:  Earned doctorate in Sport Management or terminal degree in a related field by date of hire; ability to teach at the university level; ability to establish a record of research/scholarly activity.

Preferred qualifications:  Demonstrated understanding of working with sport organizations; demonstrated understanding of sport communication; demonstrated understanding of sport finance/economics; ability or interest in online instruction; potential to seek external funding. Additionally, the College of Education seeks applicants with demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies in a global environment.

Application:  Screening of applications will begin on November 26, 2012.  Letter of application should describe teaching interests and experience, research accomplishments and agenda, previous work with sport organizations, ability or interest in online instruction, and ability to work with diverse populations.  Applicants should also provide a current vita and the names, addresses (including email), and phone numbers of three references. To apply for this position, visit information:  Lynn Buckley, Search Support Manager, Email:; Phone: 509-335-9117.  Additional information is posted at  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Located in the rolling hills of Eastern Washington, Washington State University is a land grant, research institution that values outstanding teaching, research, and service. There are 21,000 students on the main WSU campus in Pullman, Washington. Washington State University is a member of the PAC-12 Athletic Conference, has one of the premier student recreation centers in the country, and is home to the largest Intramural Sports program west of the Mississippi. The Sport Management Program awards a B.A. in Sport Management, and the Master’s degree program is offered in both on-campus and on-line delivery formats. Doctoral students may complete a cognate area in Sport Management if accepted into WSU’s Interdisciplinary Degree Program.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. 
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens.  All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388,509.-335-1259(f), or

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