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Assistant Professor of Sport Management

College of Education and Human Services
Commerce, Texas
competitive and commensurate with experience
Date posted
Oct 26, 2023

The Department of Health and Human Performance is seeking faculty candidates for a Tenure Track  Assistant Professor of Sport Management.  This position will begin in Fall 2024.

The successful candidate will teach nine credit hours (3/3), advise students, establish a research/scholarly agenda, serve on department and university committees, and seek funding within and outside of the university. 

Individuals must have a doctorate in Sport Management, Athletic Administration, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to individuals who have higher education teaching experience, have a strong record of or research potential, and have experience supervising/advising students. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who have experience in the international sport world, either as a practitioner or scholar (or both).

The position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. Summer teaching is optional but not guaranteed. The primary duties are to teach courses in the graduate Athletic Administration / International Sport Management Program in the Department of Health and Human Performance. Faculty at Texas A&M University-Commerce are required to conduct scholarly activities, work cooperatively with others, and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community.

Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels to over 12,000 students. Located one hour East from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment. Texas A&M University-Commerce is actively working towards Hispanic Serving Institution status to better serve this fastest-growing demographic group of the state and region.

Position Description. The Assistant Professor of Sport Management will teach graduate courses in the areas of Athletic Administration and/or International Sport Management. Coordinate the graduate emphasis in Athletic Administration / International Sport Management and oversee the growth and implementation of the degree. Establish a research / scholarly agenda, and stay abreast of current trends in learning, research, and technological applications in the classroom including online teaching.
Required Qualifications:

  • Education: The candidate must have earned a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: Sport Management, Athletic Administration, or related field. ABD will be considered if documentation is provided that a doctoral degree will be conferred before the start date.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: The candidate should demonstrate an ability or potential for teaching in the following areas: Sport Management, Athletic Administration, or International Sport Management or related field. The candidate should demonstrate an ability or potential to establish and pursue research and scholarship.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • University-level teaching experience in Sport Management, Athletic Administration or International Sport Management.
  • Ability to advise graduate students and support undergraduate programs.
  • Understanding of the International Sport World as a scholar or a practitioner (or both) and have established connections with both.
  • Experience in the evolving role of professional teams, and the globalization of sport.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary setting. 

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