Tuesday, April 15, 2014

JOB: Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management at University of the Pacific

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management
 The Department of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of sport management. The position is a one-year appointment with potential of conversion to tenure track the following year pending administrative approval. (Candidates must re-apply.) Salary is competitive with full benefits for the academic year.

Position Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for the instruction of six lecture classes (three per semester).  In the fall: Introduction to Sport Management, Introduction to Research and a graduate seminar. In the spring: Sport Economics & Finance, Introduction to Research and Pacific Seminar—a general education course required for all students.

A master’s in sport management or a related field is required (ABD or doctorate preferred). Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in sport economics or technology in sport management. Experience in the sport management field and/or participation in professional organizations is also desirable. We are particularly interested in candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Departmental Description
The Department of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences has 10 faculty members serving approximately 300 undergraduate and 20 graduate students. The program features a B.A. with tracks in Sport Management, Sport Pedagogy, and Health & Exercise Science as well as a B.S. in Athletic Training. A M.A. in Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences also features options in Sport Management, Coaching Science, and Exercise Physiology. The sport management program currently enrolls approximately 60 undergraduates and 7 graduate students.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable), and contact information (phone and email) for at least three references to Pete Schroeder, Chair, Department of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211. Electronic submissions are welcome (email to pschroeder@pacific.edu). Review of complete applications will begin immediately. Please note interviews may be conducted via Skype or in person at the CSRI conference (April 23-24) or NASSM conference (May 28-29).

About Pacific:
University of the Pacific is a private comprehensive institution of 6,300 students, approximately 550 faculty and more than 1150 staff.  It is located on three campuses in Northern California—Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco. The University offers a competitive compensation package including tuition remission.  Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce and encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Please see www.Pacific.edu for more information.

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