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Assistant Professor in Sport Management (Tenure Track, F0401A1)

Old Dominion University
Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Full-time tenure track position at the assistant professor rank. Duties include teaching courses in the Sport Management curriculum, developing and maintaining a nationally visible research program, and service to the university, profession, and community. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and a willingness to work in a multicultural setting. Successful candidate will demonstrate support of the ODU 2020 Diversity Statement at

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to employ effective teaching practices
  • A strong commitment to scholarship and research
  • Ability to teach a variety of sport management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate (MS and PhD) student research, serve on committees, and participate in program governance, decision-making, and professional leadership.
  • Show a record of empirical research publications and/or potential to develop and maintain a nationally visible research agenda, including grant submissions.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training: A doctoral degree in Sport Management or related field (ABD with a completion date prior to July 15th, 2022 considered).

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Record of publishing scholarly articles in recognized journals
  • A well-defined area of research expertise in Sport Management
  • Ability to teach Sport Marketing and one or more of the following courses: Sport Sales, Sport Media & Public Relations, or Sport Management & Leadership
  • Experience developing and teaching online courses
  • Experience as a practitioner in the sport industry.

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required: 

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: . Review of applicants will begin October 18, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.    For more information about this position, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Lynn Ridinger,   Conditions of Employment: In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel.  Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.   It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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