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Department of Sport and Recreation Management, Assistant Professor of Instruction

Temple University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Sport and Recreation Management at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Instruction faculty position. The start date for the position is July 1, 2022, and the successful candidate will have earned a PhD in Sport Management or related field or foreign equivalent by September 1, 2022 is preferred. There are no requirements for research activities for this position but having publications and current research projects are considered desirable and those who have a degree and equivalent industry experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will contribute to the department primarily through teaching, with the possibility of teaching courses in Sport Finance and Budgeting, Sport Economics, Sport Marketing, Esports, and Sport Analytics. Candidates are not expected to teach in all these areas but should have expertise to teach at least several of these courses. This position carries an expectation of excellent teaching, and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department through service, which will include developing curricula, serving on committees and/or advising student organizations. The position supports critical initiatives of STHM’s 2025 Strategic Plan related to Transformational Education and Inclusive Culture. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

At the Department of Sport and Recreation, we know that real-world experience paired with sport-industry business skills give our alumni a competitive advantage. As the leading provider of sport management talent in the Philadelphia area, we are dedicated to evolving our programs to provide innovative coursework that prepares our students to lead the industry and experiential learning opportunities that prepare them to hit the ground running after graduation. Our undergraduate and graduate programs offer an innovative curriculum taught by faculty at the forefront of sport industry research and experience so you can start immediately making an impact in the exciting sport industry. Beyond the classroom, our school provides students with the resources and path to succeed through our industry-specific Center for Industry Engagement and school-specific Center for Student Services. For more information about the department, college and university, please visit

Applicants should submit the following:

  • a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background,
  • a statement of teaching interests and philosophy,
  • a statement which includes your values related to diversity, your experiences working with diverse populations, and your future plans related to inclusivity,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • a list of courses you are qualified to teach, and student evaluations of recent courses taught, and
  • names and contact information for three

A review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit their application materials as a single PDF document to (

Any questions concerning this faculty search should be directed to: Dr Elizabeth Taylor, Search Committee Chair (

The Temple University community at large includes over 40,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is classified as an R1 Carnegie Research University: highest research activity. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community. COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see

Temple University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to student, faculty and staff diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information is available from the university, college and department websites at

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