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Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Management and Sport Management

The George Washington University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Management & Sport Management starting in Fall 2022. The position is targeted at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The selected candidate will be required to teach six classes each academic year using their domain expertise in the fields of sport research methods and applications, facility management, media and communication, event management, finance, and analytics. The selected candidate will also need to support advising undergrad, master’s and graduate certificate students in their academic field. 

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in a relevant field (e.g., JD), or a master’s degree and a minimum of ten years of sport industry experience by date of appointment, and at least two years of experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students (on-campus and online) supported by formal course evaluations. Applicants must demonstrate a strong and continuing commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, and service. Rank is commensurate with the qualifications. Salary and benefits are competitive.

The George Washington University. School of Business (GWSB)– Department of Management – supports research and teaching related to the business of sport at the undergraduate and graduate level including the Master of Science in Sport Management, BBA and MBA sport management concentrations, and a non-degree certificate in Sport Philanthropy. GWSB has offered sport management since 1991 and, in addition to accreditation by AACSB, the masters program is ranked in the top five in the world by Sport Business International. As one of the oldest and most prestigious sport management programs globally, it is recognized for the integrated theoretical and practical approach to sport management education and its signature experiential learning programs including Olympic and World Cup experiences. The university also has a strong Sport Business Student Association that hosts the annual Sport, Industry Networking and Career (SINC) conference and many other events.

The Department of Management includes 20 full-time tenured, tenure-track and special service faculty who are committed to the excellence of teaching using innovative course delivery modes and pedagogical methods, including online and experiential learning experiences. Faculty teaching excellence is evidenced by the numerous outstanding teaching awards recognized by GW School of Business at the doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate levels.

Envisioned by our first President and created by an Act of Congress in 1821, GW is now the largest academic institution in the nation’s capital. The University offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study as well as degrees in business, engineering, education, international affairs, law, medicine, public health, and professional studies. GW enrolls a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from all 50-states, the District of Columbia, and more than 130 countries. GW is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. It is currently undergoing strategic planning, which will chart a Path to Preeminence toward its bicentennial celebration in 2021 and beyond. The exceptional location affords the GW community unique cultural, intellectual and professional opportunities, with close access to eight professional sport teams, the NFL and MLS Players Association, numerous sport marketing agencies and collegiate athletic programs, NCAA and USOPC Legislative Offices, Under Armour, Sport Fitness Industry Association, Special Olympics International, Military Bowl, 2026 FIFA World Cup, and many other sport events providing faculty and students opportunities to engage with a dynamic community of professionals.

GW School of Business, founded in 1928, is a dynamic and interdisciplinary program located in the heart of Washington, D.C., where policy, business, and society intersect. It is recognized for scholarly research, teaching excellence, and innovative curricula focusing on the responsible and ethical management of organizations in the global environment. In addition to the BBA program, its cutting-edge and innovative programs include 13 specialized master’s degrees, five MBA formats, and 22 graduate and professional certificates taught by faculty in eight academic departments. The school ranks high among its collegiate competitors.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at The online application includes uploading a cover letter that identifies the field(s) and rank of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research interest record, industry experience, and summary of course evaluations. Only complete applications are considered. Review of applications will begin January 20th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening and upon the final approval by the University Provost. The Department of Management, GWSB, and GWU value diversity, equity, and inclusion and we strongly encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

For questions, please contact:
Professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti
Search Committee Chair
Faculty Director of Master of Sport Management
Department of Management
School of Business
The George Washington University

EEO Statement: The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.




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