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Open Academic Rank Faculty in Sports Management-Kinesiology

Department of Kinesiology
Augusta, Georgia
Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements.
Posted Date
Sep 2, 2023

Job Summary

Job ID: 253546

Position: 40050994

The Department of Kinesiology is looking to hire a faculty member in the department for a tenure track, full-time position in Sports Management. The primary responsibility will be teaching selected courses identified as Sports Management, Sport Analytics, Management of Sport Organizations, Financial Management of Sports Organizations, Sports Law, Sports Event Planning, and Current and Emerging issues in Sports; developing and updating curriculum; teaching and advising undergraduate students in sports management program; engaging in scholarly activity and research; providing service to the department, college, university, community, and the profession.

The position also requires advising, and mentoring students; developing and maintaining a scholarly research and publication agenda; and service to the academic unit and the College. We also encourage faculty to be active in soliciting external funding through grants and other sources.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with the underrepresented minority students are especially encouraged to apply.


Teaching – 60%   Developing and updating curriculum. Teaching and advising undergraduate students in the Sports Management Program.

  • Manage courses through systematic use of syllabi. Keep accurate records of students’ class performance, attendance, and grades. Adopt and implement common course objectives. Attend faculty orientation prior to the beginning of the semester. Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes.

Scholarship & Research – 30% Engaging in scholarly activity and research.

Service – 10% Providing service to the department, college, university, community and profession.

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Sports Management, Sports Administration, or a closely related field

Assistant Professor: An early career as a faculty member, who has earned a terminal degree in their discipline. There is evidence that the candidate’s body of work represents research potential to achieve national/international recognition with further development. Show beginning evidence of impact either in the knowledgebase or practice. The candidate should show characteristics of being outstanding in teaching. The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of service to the program, department, and college.

Associate Professor: A mid-career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience. There is evidence that the candidate's body of work has focused research and/or scholarship agenda that represents a significant step towards national/international recognition. There is evidence of impact in their knowledgebase or practice. Candidate has evidence of outstanding teaching. Candidate has evidence of substantial service to their program, department, college, university, and/or the profession.

Professor: Senior faculty member has earned tenure with at least five years at the rank of Associate professor or comparable training, background, and experience. The candidate has a national reputation in one line of research and/or scholarship and has developed trajectories to further their research or create new lines of research. There is clear evidence of significant impact on either the knowledgebase or practice and a record of mentorship of students and faculty in research and/or scholarship endeavors, as well as teaching. This is evidence of outstanding teaching and has leadership roles within the college, university, or the profession, as well as substantial performance over a period of several years that demonstrates a significant impact on the professional discipline, self-governance, and/or communities.

Applicants should have an established research agenda and the ability to seek external funding. Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks with these institutions shall be:

  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)’s requirements for institutional accreditation. Evidence of ability as a teacher. Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned. Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and, Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

 It is preferred that applicants have experience in an established Sports Management program and experience in developing curriculum and courses in the field of study.


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlines in offer letter of yearly contact.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for the position is 1.0.

Assistant Professor – Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor – Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor – Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program,

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limiting to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. While also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines: university promotion tenure guidelines.

College/Department Information

The Department of Kinesiology is one of three departments in the College of Education and Human Development, whose programs are accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities (SACS). The department offers a BSK with four specialized tracks, BS in Health Promotion with two concentrations and an MSK. See website of College:; and department info at

The Department of Kinesiology, in the College of Education and Human Development, at Augusta University (AU) invited applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Sports Management. The full-time tenure-track appointment begins upon hire.

The Augusta University College of Education is committed to being a relevant, responsive, and respected institution with a keen focus toward high impact work in the community. Our faculty, students, and alumni are committed to improving lives and expanding opportunities through the comprehensive study and effective practice of education. Through bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, doctoral degree, and the professional development programs, we cultivate innovative educational leaders, advance health practices through research in kinesiology, explore the most important questions in public education, and share exciting ideas and best practices across the world.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia’s cybersecurity hub and experimental learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia’s only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and the world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University

Summerville Campus

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

For Faculty Hires:  Final candidates will be required to provide poof completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s).  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive (patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.).  Information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How to Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at Job ID: 253546  Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  “Augusta University is a patient-friendly and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success. “

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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