Miami University — Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Instructor, Department of Sport Leadership and Management

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
Department of Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM)
College of Education, Health & Society

Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Instructor 

Miami University (Oxford, OH) is announcing a search for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor to teach courses in sport psychology, research foundations, and sport leadership, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and mentor internships in sport psychology and sport leadership. Position begins August 16, 2021.

Required: A doctorate in sport psychology or closely-related field required by date of appointment for Visiting Assistant Professor, a Masters in sport psychology or closely-related field required by date of appointment for Visiting Instructor.   

Desired Qualifications: 1) evidence of high-quality instruction; and 2) experience teaching sport psychology courses at the college level including, but not limited to, Foundations of Sport Psychology, Research Foundations, Social Psychology of Sport; and Sport Practicum/Internship Supervision.

To Apply: Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy to link. The department will solicit reference letters from three references provided in application. For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Robin Vealey at Screening of applications will begin May 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) is a growing program of 600+ undergraduate students and 40+ graduate students. The mission of SLAM is to prepare students to succeed in leadership positions in the sport industry (recreational to professional, youth to adult) by providing them with knowledge and skills to critically analyze and innovatively engage in the business and culture of sport. The SLAM undergraduate students can major in sport management, coaching, sport journalism, or sport media and communication and minor in sport management, coaching or sport analytics. The Masters of Science in Sport Leadership is a research-based, critical study of sport practices, structures, performance, and culture, for students interested in careers in mental performance consulting, coaching, sport management, and doctoral study towards higher education careers.

The mission of the College of Education, Health and Society at Miami University is to prepare transformative leaders. Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community partnerships, the college provides dynamic and innovative programs that encourage international perspectives. Our integrated human experience prepares graduates to generate knowledge, educate, serve, and promote wellbeing in diverse and global setting through ethical, democratic practices. Faculty members work in an environment that promotes a holistic approach to both teaching and research. They are encouraged to align their teaching, scholarship, and service in an interdisciplinary fashion in order to promote aggressive solutions to the issues faced by our society. The College of Education, Health, and Society seeks out opportunities for cross-departmental collaboration facilitated by the six departments in our division (Sport Leadership and Management, Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Science and Social Work, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Health, and Teacher Education). It is our belief that the synergy from this comprehensive approach creates the kind of integrated human experience that is essential to excellence in research and teaching.

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