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Assistant Professor of Practice in Sport Business

Stetson University
Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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School of Business Administration

Position:  Assistant Professor of Practice in Sport Business

Stetson University’s School of Business Administration seeks applicants and nominations for a full-time, 9-month faculty appointment in management at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice (non-tenure track). 


Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work with multiple constituencies of diverse backgrounds. They must be committed to teaching excellence, engaging with students in a variety of ways, contributing to curriculum development, and engaging with the community and the profession. Evidence of academic preparation and professional activity sufficient to be qualified as Scholarly Academic, Practice Academic, Scholarly Practitioner, or Instructional Practitioner under the AACSB guidelines is required. Prior relevant professional experience is expected.

For this non-tenure-track position, candidates should have a graduate degree in business, sport business, or a related field, from an AACSB accredited institution and must demonstrate potential for effective and engaging teaching activity at the undergraduate level in the area of sport business. Prior college-level teaching is preferred.


The standard teaching load for an Assistant Professor of Practice is four (4) courses per semester. Teaching areas for this position may include introduction to sport business, sport marketing, sport analytics, sport media, sport event management, sport sales, and sport law, depending on a candidate’s expertise and may include offerings for the University’s requirements in General Education.

The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in the Sport Business program, working with department and School leaders in the areas of strategic planning, branding, outreach to the professional community, and student engagement opportunities associated with the Sport Business program. Additional responsibilities include: undergraduate advising; student recruitment; engaging with university, school, and departmental committees and meetings; and building partnerships with both Florida-based and national practitioners and potential employers.

For more information on our expectations in teaching and scholarship, our tenure policies, and our support for faculty development, please see the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs website:


The Sport Business program ( is housed in the Department of Management and offers a sport business minor open to all students.


Stetson's School of Business Administration ( is one of less than 190 elite business schools that has both business and accounting programs accredited by AACSB International.  The School of Business Administration is well-known for its academically rigorous learning environment.


Founded in 1883, Stetson University ( is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with nearly 4,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 3,000 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, is located in Gulfport and Tampa and serves approximately 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.


DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 32,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.

SALARY:                           Salary is competitive.

STARTING DATE:     August 15, 2022, or as negotiated.

APPLICATION: Applicants must supply 1) letter of application addressing teaching, professional, and scholarly achievements, 2) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3) the names and contact information of three professional references, at least two of whom can provide an evaluation of teaching ability (if the candidate has previous teaching experience), 4) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 5) copies of publications or other relevant documents.  Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Application materials may be submitted electronically to  

All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence.  The Search Committee will immediately begin reviewing applications in January and will continue to do so until the position is filled.

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

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