The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the
assistant professor rank in the area of sport management to begin
August 1, 2023. The Department seeks to hire a faculty member with
strong quantitative skills with research and teaching interests in
the business, management, or marketing of sport.
The assistant professor of Sport Management (emphasis in Sport
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit all of the following
- Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the
area of expertise.
- Establish a high-quality, focused line of research that
collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students.
- Seek external funding for research projects and/or
- Advise graduate students and direct thesis and dissertation
- Participate in the development of the sport management
- Serve the institution and profession.
- A letter of application specifically responsive to the
responsibilities and required qualifications of the position as
- Curriculum vitae.
- Research statement (2-page maximum).
- Teaching statement (2-page maximum).
- Statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (2-page
- Three recent research articles published or in review. (Must be
combined into one PDF file.)
- Names and contact information of three professional
*Transcripts and letters of reference will be required only from
Applications will begin to be reviewed upon receipt. All
applications received by September 30, 2022
are assured of full consideration.
may be addressed to the search committee chair,
Dr. Steve Salaga at email@example.com.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant
university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the
state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified
institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/
). UGA is
currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News
& World Report. The University’s main campus is located in
Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended
campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded
in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first
state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs
approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than
7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000
students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000
graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18
schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta
University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in
About the College/Unit/Department
As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and
the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of
Education ( MFECOE ) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and
beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE
is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher
preparation, counseling and human development, communication
sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student
affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place
significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40%
of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest
college at UGA with respect to graduate education.
Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American
graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and
distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and
inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with
multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the
state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded
scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our
academic programs by external stakeholders.
The Department of Kinesiology has 25 full‐time faculty members and
offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of
sport management, exercise science, and health and physical
education. Department faculty members are nationally and
internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments and
teaching excellence. The Department has exceptional
facilities in the Ramsey Center located on the main campus.
The University of Georgia ( www.uga.edu
) is a land grant/sea
grant institution, with several campuses in Georgia and overseas.
The main campus is in Athens, Georgia, a city highly-ranked as a
top place to live, with a population of 120,000 and located 65
miles northeast of Atlanta (see www.visitathensga.com
Besides the University of Georgia Athletic Association, the greater
metropolitan area of Atlanta provides abundant opportunities for
research, teaching, and professional engagement.
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Location of Vacancy
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or
protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this
search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Academic (9 mo.)
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in sport management or a
related field by the start date.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
Is this a Position of Trust?
- Evidence of high-quality research and teaching.
- Demonstrated ability to secure external funding or evidence of
potential to do so.
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the
UGA Credit Background Check
•Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in sport marketing
and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
•Establish a high-quality, focused line of research that includes
collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students.
•Seek external funding for research projects and educational
•Advise graduate students and direct thesis and dissertation
•Participate in the development of the sport management
Percentage Of Time
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Sample Publications
- Other Documents #1
- List of References with Contact Information
- Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
- Research Portfolio/Philosophy