The School of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management (housed in Western Carolina University's College of Business) invites applications for a temporary fixed-term (one semester) position in sport management for spring 2020 at the assistant professor level.
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate/graduate sport management courses in the online and traditional learning environments. Courses may include any of the following: Graduate-level – Sport Media, Global Sport & Culture, Sport Marketing, and/or Critical Issues in Sport; Undergraduate-level – Introduction to Sport Management, Global Sport & Culture, Sport Ethics, Sport Marketing, and Risk Management & Liability in Sport. The teaching load is 12-credit hours (four courses). The successful candidate must achieve and maintain appropriate status per AACSB requirements. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with supervision of internships/field experiences; effectively interfacing with the business community; and, performing other duties as assigned by the School Director.
Doctoral degree in sport management or related field from an appropriately accredited institution that satisfies credentialing under both AACSB and SACS guidelines. The position requires teaching excellence and potential for strong scholarly productivity. Specifically, applicants must hold Scholarly Academic status per AACSB guidelines. This requires a minimum of two peer reviewed scholarly publications within the past five years. Applicants whose terminal degrees have been conferred within the past five years are considered Scholarly Academic.
Preference may be given to a candidate possessing a doctorate in Sport Management (or related field) and a Master's degree in another field of business. Industry experience is desired. Preference may be given to candidates who have university level (undergraduate and/or graduate) teaching experience in the online and/or traditional learning environments and have a proven record of scholarship.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is fixed-term and will cover the Spring 2020 semester only (start date in January 2020).
Review of candidates will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current vitae, a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information).
For additional information contact Dr. Kadence Otto at firstname.lastname@example.org
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.