Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty in Recreation and Sport Management

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

The Department of Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology, College of Arts, Sciences & Education at FIU invites applications for an Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Recreation and Sport Management beginning August, 2021.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Sport Management or closely related field is desired. The candidate should be able to demonstrate ability and potential to conduct research and publish scholarly work, evidence of teaching experience, ability or potential to engage external stakeholders and secure external funding, and involvement in professional associations.  Preference will be given to candidates with focused research and teaching ability in any of the following areas: sport administration/management, sport law, human resource management in sport, sport marketing, sport facilities and event management, sport communication, eSports management, or other related area.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include conducting research in chosen area of expertise, building collaborative research partnerships with faculty colleagues across various disciplines, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Recreation and Sport Management program, serving on department/university/community committees, and seeking external funding to support research activities. Additional responsibilities include advising and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, participating in the continued development of the Recreation and Sport Management program, and engaging in professional and public service activities.

The Recreation and Sport Management Program is a vibrant program with a healthy and growing number of applicants and strong enrollment. The program is located in the Department of Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology: Undergraduate  and Graduate . Scholars with an existing line of research, and the ability to build on the department’s interdisciplinary strengths to integrate recreation and sport and build collaborative partnerships across campus disciplines are encouraged to apply.  All qualified candidates, including women and minorities, are encouraged to apply.  

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 522107 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon submission of application.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 15, 2020. Review will continue until position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.