Assistant Professor of Recreation and Sport Management

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Gupta College of Science at Coastal Carolina University, Department of Recreation and Sport Management, announces a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2021.

The Recreation and Sport Management department seeks a highly qualified individual who will play integral roles in the continued development of rapidly expanding programs in recreation and sport management. Candidates must possess an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or highly related discipline (ABD considered); excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly productivity; and community/public engagement. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses to be selected from, but not limited to: Moral and Ethical Reasoning, Risk Management, Sport Law, Event Management, Recreation & Sport Finance, Recreation and Sport Administration, Introduction to Recreation and Sport Management. The position requires undergraduate/graduate student advisement, mentoring undergraduate/graduate student research, establishing a record of scholarship and professional service/outreach, commitment to program assessment and accreditation, and collaborating with related academic programs.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae a statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research agenda, and names and contact information of three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates who interview must provide official transcripts of graduate work. Please contact Dr. Don Rockey at if you have any questions.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.