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Visiting Assistant Professor - Sport & Recreation Management, Hart School

James Madison University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Recreation & Leisure Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Assistant Professor - Sport & Recreation Management, Hart School


The Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management at James Madison University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Sport and Recreation Management department. The position is a non-renewable one-year appointment beginning in Fall 2022. The Hart School is an affiliate academic unit in the College of Business. The Hart School serves approximately 1,000 students in both Sport & Recreation Management and Hospitality Management along with a Sport & Recreation Leadership program with more than 40 students at the Master’s level. Our mission is to engage in transformational education through innovative teaching, scholarship, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities involve teaching assigned courses in the undergraduate Sport and Recreation Management program. This position will have a three/three teaching load during the regular academic year, and class sizes can range from 20 to 50 students depending upon the specific class. This position will be responsible for teaching any combination of the following three classes: SRM 241-Introduction to Sport and Recreation Management, SRM 334-Introduction to Sport Media, SRM 436-Facilities and Events. Although unlikely, other classes may be substituted for any of those three classes depending upon departmental needs, and to view all classes being offered, applicants can reference the entire curriculum online.


Minimum/preferred qualifications for this position:

  1. Ph.D. preferred, ABD acceptable, in sports and/or recreation or a closely related field; and
  2. Either: a) multi-year experience teaching in the sport and/or recreation field at the collegiate level; or b) professional management work experience in sport and/or recreation with evidence of training/mentoring others; and
  3. Professional experience in sports and/or recreation is strongly preferred, but not required.


To learn more and to apply, go to and reference posting F1900, or go directly to Review of applications will begin on 6/22/2022 and the position is open until filled. Maximum starting pay: $75,000.


James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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