Monday, July 28, 2014

JOB: Sport Management Faculty Position - University of Tennessee


POSITIONAssistant Professor (Sport Management). This is a nine-month tenure-track position in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies beginning August 1, 2015.
Sport Management is housed in the Recreation and Sport Management program of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport Studies in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. A doctoral program is offered in Kinesiology and Sport Studies, and master’s and undergraduate programs are offered in Recreation and Sport Management. For more details regarding the range of academic programs and other aspects of the department, please visit

- Earned doctorate in sport management or related field at time of appointment
- Evidence of scholarly achievement/potential in area of expertise
- Scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Ability to contribute to doctoral specialization
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills

- University teaching experience
- Demonstrated commitment to professional organizations
- Evidence of extramural support for research

- Teach in the areas of Organizational Behavior, Funding Sources and Revenue Generation, Human Resource Practices, and related areas.
- Conduct research leading to publication in refereed journals
- Participate in professional, university, and community service
- Advise undergraduate and graduate students and direct graduate projects, theses, and dissertations
- Actively pursue external funding and grant writing

SALARY: Competitive – commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications as stated in the position announcement, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Sarah Bicknell ( Electronic submissions are encouraged. For questions regarding the position contact:
James Bemiller, Chair of Sport Management Search Committee
Dept. of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies/ The University of Tennessee
1914 Andy Holt Avenue, 343 HPER Bldg., Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
865-974-0359 (office) or

Designated a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive university, UTK is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education in Tennessee. Academic programs on the Knoxville campus enroll approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. Detailed information about the University of Tennessee may be obtained by visiting the Web site:
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