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.
- 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.
- 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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