Southern Methodist University — Clinical Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University offers an exciting unique opportunity in the Applied Physiology and Sport Management program. This is a non-tenure-track nine-month renewable contract Clinical Assistant Professor, Sport Management position, # 00053259, which begins fall of 2018. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of four classes per semester including but not limited to: Sports Marketing, Sport Finance, Revenue in Sport, and Sport Sales and Promotion. This position includes APSM undergraduate advising of general education curriculum and major degree program requirements. This position may include teaching graduate courses in the Sport Management graduate program.

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore SMU at  Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations, and Fortune 500 and over 100 corporations.  Visit


Preference will be given to applicants with an earned Ph.D. in sport management, sports industry experience, industry-relevant sport scholarly research, and a record of accomplishment teaching at the undergraduate level.  Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in sport management or an MBA.  Candidates should have outstanding interpersonal communication skills that promote strong collaborations in the sports industry throughout the United States.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the Interfolio online system:  The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to Susan Holland at (, Co-Chair of the Clinical Assistant Professor, Sport Management Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2018. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053259 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact Lynn Romejko Jacobs, Search Committee Co-Chair, at

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