Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2020.
Essential Functions: Tennessee Technological University is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness department. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate classes that will include but not limited to Introduction to Sport Management, Facilities Planning and Management, Sports Ethics, Revenue Generation in Sports, and graduate classes that may include but not limited to Leadership in Sport, Legal Issues, Risk Management and Sport Marketing. Successful candidates will also be required to evaluate current programs of study and make recommendations for updates and changes, supervise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, support students in research, serve students, the department, college and university in a supporting and professional manner, provide leadership in and of the profession of sport management and exercise science, develop a research agenda and collaborate with departmental and university faculty in research and grant writing to pursue external funding, and serve on departmental, college and university committees. This is a full-time, nine-month position with potential for summer teaching. Rank and salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application screening date: Initial screening of complete applications will begin March 09, 2020; position open until filled. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Candidate must be able to assume duties on August 1, 2020.
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Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate degree in Sport Management, Sports Administration, Sport Studies or closely related field from an accredited university. Documented teaching experience sport management/sport administration at the undergraduate and graduate levels as a fully credentialed instructor. Evidence of teaching excellence. Record of scholarly work including national presentations and/or peer reviewed publications. Experience in teaching online courses. Preferred Qualifications: Documented minimum three years full-time teaching experience in Sport Management, Sports Administration. Documented success in teaching and managing undergraduate and graduate courses in the online format using D2L or other current on-line delivery system. Experience in course development and assessment. Documented evidence of grant procurement and sponsored research. Documented evidence of quality teaching, research and service in the profession. Documented experience related to program accreditation and development of program partnerships.
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