The NYU School of Professional Studies seeks a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Management for the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport. This is a nine-month, two-year renewable faculty appointment with a preferred focus in sport technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, and esports.
Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Tisch Institute for Global Sport, this position includes teaching, applied research, and service expectations along with the responsibility to take an active role in building industry partnerships, advising students, and support in the development of the program in the area of sport technology. The successful candidate for this position will be charged with developing relationships with industry partners to enable student and Tisch Institute program opportunities.
The Tisch Institute for Global Sport enjoys an international reputation for innovative undergraduate and graduate curricula and experiential learning. With its scholar-practitioner faculty and its deep and mutually supportive connections to the New York and global industry communities, the Tisch Institute is among the most recognized educators in sport business. Additionally, its noncredit professional education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops collectively serve a broad base of professionals in the sports business community.
The Tisch Institute provides students with the tools to manage change, effectively communicate, thrive in complex work environments, and advance the business of sports through an undergraduate degree in sports management and two graduate degrees, one in sports business and another in global sport, a wide-range of noncredit programs, and industry-focused conferences, the Institute provides students with the tools to manage change, effectively communicate, thrive in complex work environments, and advance the business of sports.
The Tisch Institute's eight full-time and nearly 50 adjunct faculty members, along with its distinguished guest lecturers, prepare approximately 450 matriculated undergraduate and graduate students to become innovative leaders in their chosen fields.
It is preferred that the successful candidate possesses advanced academic and professional credentials (Ph.D., JD, or comparable advanced terminal degree). The successful candidate will preferably have work experience in the sports industry. They will be intimately familiar with the rapid evolution of esports, as well as the dynamic, contemporary sports industry issues including, digital disruption, big data/analytics, sport technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, and global sports trends.
The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before the priority deadline of March 1, 2020. Note: applications will still be considered after the priority deadline.
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