University of Tampa — Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Department of Sport Management in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.

The University of Tampa Sport Management Department is one of 53 sport management programs accredited by COSMA. The department consists of four faculty members and a full-time internship coordinator serving 300 majors. The University of Tampa is ideally located in downtown Tampa with numerous opportunities for student volunteer and internship experiences.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 8,913 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The teaching responsibilities associated with this position may include upper and lower level undergraduate courses such as Sport Finance and Sport Facility and Event Management.

Candidates are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring student experiential learning opportunities, scholarly activity and service within the environment of an undergraduate liberal arts institution. A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours in a 14-week semester. An earned doctorate by August 2018 in Sport Management or a closely related field is required. The preferred candidate should have expertise in one or more of the following content areas: Sport Finance and Sport Facility and Event Management The ability to teach in other core sport management content areas is also desirable. Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with practical sport industry work experience and prior collegiate teaching experience.

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a copy of terminal transcript.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.