Miami University — Assistant / Associate Professor in Sport Management

Kinesiology & Health: Assistant/Associate Professor in Sport Management starting August 2017 to teach courses in two or more of the following content areas: sport finance and economics, facility and event management, sport marketing, and/or introductory sport management concepts and theory; maintain productive scholarly research; mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students, and provide service to the department, division, and university.

The Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) program announces the search for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Sport Management.  Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply to become part of the faculty of this growing undergraduate program (400+ SLAM majors/minors) and Master’s program in Sport Leadership.  The SLAM undergraduate major has four areas of concentration designed to prepare students for specific career opportunities in Sport Management, Coaching, Sport Journalism, and Sport Media.  Students often co-major or minor in management, marketing or entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business, a nationally rated undergraduate business program.  Miami’s close proximity to several major cities allows SLAM students and faculty to work with professional, collegiate and community sport organizations.  This is a nine-month tenure track position, with the possibility for additional winter and summer term teaching.

Required:  An earned doctorate (by August, 2017) in Sport Management or related field (ABDs will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be completed by the time of appointment); evidence of established (associate rank) or emerging (for assistant rank) high quality research agenda; evidence of (associate rank) or potential for (assistant rank) high quality graduate and undergraduate teaching in sport management; knowledge of and experience with multicultural populations.  Strong candidates will be those with professional experience in sport management or related area; skills to incorporate technology in teaching; international experience or focus, and experience in interdisciplinary teaching and/or research.

Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae,  Direct inquiries to Robert Weinberg, 513-529-2700. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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