Thursday, October 30, 2014

JOB: Assistant Professor of Sport Management - University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Isenberg School of Management
Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management
Two Tenure Track Positions
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management invites applications for two tenure-track positions. The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, one of the nation’s oldest, is located in the Isenberg School of Management.  It offers BS, MS, MBA/MS, and PhD programs and is home to eleven full-time and several part-time faculty members. The University of Massachusetts is home to the Mark H. McCormack Collection – the archives of sports business innovator Mark H. McCormack and his company, IMG.

The two position openings are for Assistant Professors in Sport Management. Applicants with interests in the following areas are encouraged to apply: Sport Marketing, Sport Finance and Economics, Sport Analytics, Sport Organizational Behavior and Theory, and Sport Strategy. However, other areas of interest will also be considered. Qualified candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in Sport Management, Business, or a related field on or before August 31, 2015.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified at the assistant professor level. However, exceptional candidates at any rank will receive consideration.

The ability to conduct scholarly sport related research and publishing to meet the expectations of a business school is required. The department values high quality teaching; thus, candidates should provide evidence and/or potential excellence in teaching. Willingness to work with doctoral students is viewed very favorably.
To apply, please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least three references at

The priority deadline for applications is November 16, 2014, but applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Applicants for this position should note they are applying for Requisition #47005.

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body.  The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.  Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

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