Assistant / Associate Professor of Sports Management
Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina Assistant / Associate Professor of Sports Management
College of Business
The Position: The College of Business invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Management to start in August 2021.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in sports management or closely related discipline. ABDs will be considered.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: We seek candidates with demonstrated teaching ability in the sports management discipline and the willingness and capability to develop a portfolio of courses in various sports management subjects. Qualified candidates will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in a collegial campus community. Candidates will engage and advise a diverse student population. Previous teaching experience to include online teaching and course development experience is preferred.
Faculty Responsibilities: This position carries responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and service. Faculty members typically teach four sections per semester, advise students, serve on university and college committees and engage in professional development activities. Teaching assignments will align with the qualifications of the individual and the needs of the college.
Candidates must be willing and qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in management and other business-related fields in both traditional and online settings.
Classes are taught on the Lander University campus located in Greenwood, South Carolina, with online courses offered in the Bachelor of Applied Science program and graduate program. Online teaching experience is preferred but not required. Online teaching faculty must complete an online teaching certification course.
Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both College of Business and Lander University committees. Service engagements in the local community related to the faculty member’s professional area of expertise are expected in accordance with AACSB engagement and impact guidelines. This position requires the academic advising of students.
Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy College of Business guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification.
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The College: The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with seven emphasis areas: Accounting, Financial Services, Health Care Management, Sports Management, Hospitality Management, IT Management, and Management/Marketing. The college also offers a fully online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration. The graduate program includes an online Master of Science in Management program and is currently seeking approval of a fully online Master of Business Administration program. The primary focus of Lander University is teaching, and the College of Business emphasizes a student-centered learning environment. The College of Business is AACSB accredited. The University offers an excellent benefits package. The college and university support scholarship through research incentive programs, professional and pedagogical travel support, access to databases, and professional development funds. Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina, in the Piedmont region, which is only two to four hours from the beautiful South Carolina beaches or the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Closing Date: Priority will be given to candidates whose files are submitted and complete by March 1, 2021, and reviews will continue until the position is filled.
How to Apply: All applicants should submit the following:
- A cover letter clearly stating the candidate’s teaching experience and research interests, and that addresses the duties and qualifications stated in the position description
- A current curriculum vitae
- Unofficial copies of all graduate-level transcripts
- The names of three professional references, with accurate contact information
Candidates being considered for campus interviews must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness before being invited to campus. Electronic submissions are highly preferred and should be addressed to the College of Business Search Committee and e-mailed to email@example.com. Please direct all nominations, inquiries, and hard copy application materials to: Kayla Davis, College of Business, Lander University, 320 Stanley Avenue Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099.
Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.
Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics. AA / EOE / ADA / Title IX/EO/AA Employer
For more information about the University and Greenwood, SC, please visit the following address. https://www.lander.edu/about
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