Thursday, March 27, 2014

JOB: Sport Management, Tenure-Track Position - University of Michigan

Job Summary 
The Sport Management Program at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. Candidates will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, possess a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and mentoring of undergraduate research and have research methods and statistical expertise appropriate for the effective mentoring of student research at the master's and doctoral levels. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue extramural funding to support their research at Michigan.

Desired Qualifications 
We will consider candidates whose teaching and research interests are focused in the areas of Management (organizational theory and behavior, strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and management science /decision management) or Marketing (consumer behavior, sponsorship, advertising, sponsorship-linked marketing, and media). Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary.

Beginning assistant professor candidates should have a good record of publication, and more advanced candidates should have an outstanding record of publication in leading journals in Sport Management and related disciplines. Candidates at the associate professor level will be expected to have a publication record and accomplishments that are expected of associate professors at the University of Michigan. All candidates must possess an earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related field before employment.

How to Apply 
Interested candidates must supply an application packet in PDF format consisting of a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, up to three examples of scholarship, and the name and contact information for three professional references. The reference letters need not be sent at the time of the application; however, they should be furnished upon request. Please send this information to Sue Marsh (

Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with a desired start in Fall 2014. For best consideration, candidates should apply immediately and before Friday, April 25, 2014. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. For questions about the position, please contact Ketra Armstrong (

The Sport Management Program 
The Sport Management Program prides itself on research productivity and teaching excellence. The Program maintains collaborative relationships with other academic units across the University of Michigan as well as with organizations in the sport industry.

For more information on the Sport Management Program, please see

Sport Management is one of four programs within the School of Kinesiology. The School of Kinesiology ( is one of 19 degree granting academic units on the University of Michigan campus with 26 tenure-line faculty and over 800 students. Undergraduate majors include Sport Management, Athletic Training, Movement Science, and Health & Fitness.

U-M EEO/AA Statement 
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.

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