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
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 https://sthm.temple.edu/sport-and-recreation-management/.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Any questions concerning this faculty search should be directed
to: Dr Elizabeth Taylor, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com).
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 www.temple.edu/coronavirus).
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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 https://sthm.temple.edu/.
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