March 2014

Department: Kinesiology

Salary: Commensurate

Job Summary:

  • Teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses with emphasis in the Graduate program.
  • Candidates should have a strong background in successful teaching and scholarly activities.
  • Nine-month appointment with the possibility of teaching summer classes.


  • Teach classes, serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
  • Continue or develop scholarly research agenda.
  • Supervision/mentoring/advising of undergraduate students.
  • Involvement in community service and professional organizations is highly encouraged.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues are essential.
  • Required areas of expertise and teaching background should include: athletic/recreation administration, facilities mgmt., coaching education and sports information systems.


  • Completed doctorate required with emphasis in sport management, recreation, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Required areas of expertise and teaching background should include: athletic/recreation administration, facilities mgmt., coaching education and sports information systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of teaching experience.

Potential for excellence in scholarly research and evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring of students. Ability to procure external funding a plus; as is online teaching experience; as is professional experience in the sport management, coaching, health education, and recreation fields.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Expected Date of Appointment: August 2014

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Temple LogoThe School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is soliciting applicants for one non-tenure track assistant professor (teaching/instruction) in EVENT MANAGEMENT. Applicants will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in event management, event marketing/sponsorship, sales, and/or event logistics/facilities. Additionally, the successful applicant will join a team that will advise and implement strategy around event management degree concentrations, student clubs, auxiliary programming, industry engagement, and the management of school-based events.    

  • The salary will be based on qualifications and experience. A Ph.D. in tourism and hospitality management, sport and recreation management, event management, or a related field is desired, however a minimum of a master’s degree is required.  The appointment will begin the fall semester, 2014.
  • The School is seeking a faculty member who has had experience in managing events, as well as an established record of teaching excellence, program leadership, student mentoring, and high value service activities.  Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong record in these areas, as well as a commitment to engaging in industry sponsored research projects.
  • Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants for this position should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three references, sample teaching evaluations, and other supporting materials electronically to:


Dr. Aubrey Kent

Chair, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Temple University

305 Speakman Hall, 1810 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121

(215) 204-3810

For sustainability purposes, electronic applications are strongly encouraged.



Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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