Job- George Mason University Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on February 18, 2014

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Department School of Recreation, Health and Tourism
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management
Working Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F8910z
Recruit Number Faculty – 5959
Location Prince William
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport ManagementThe George Mason University, College of Education and Human Development, School of Recreation, Health and Tourism invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Sport Management.Mason faculty are empowered by an entrepreneurial culture that values and rewards consequential applied research and professional impact. Empowered by its location in the National Capital Region, Mason’s Sport Management Program ( is dedicated to graduating exceptionally well-prepared professionals in an array of positions in the sport industry including sales, marketing, public relations, operations, facilities, and event management. Sport Management faculty also contribute to the college’s graduate program in Sport and Recreation Studies (

Candidates may apply for either a tenure-line position (open rank) and/or a term (nontenure-track) position depending on the candidate’s specific configuration of credentials and talents. Term faculty responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to sport management governance, leadership, finance, marketing, and/or international perspectives; supervision of practica, internships and theses in sport management; and completing essential service activities (such as those related to student assessment and program development). Tenure-line faculty are also expected to maintain an active line of research and external funding, and provide expertise and scholarly leadership in one or more of the areas noted above, with an emphasis on bridging research and practice.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in sport management or a closely related discipline; demonstrated teaching excellence; professional experience in a sport industry setting; and alignment with the college’s core values focused on diversity, collaboration, innovation, and ethical leadership. Candidates for a tenure-line position are also expected to be engaged in consequential research and scholarship, and have a publication record commensurate with academic rank and experience or demonstrate high-potential for achieving this pattern of scholarly productivity. Desired qualifications include demonstrated ability to secure external funding, teaching experience in online venues, and active involvement in a national/international sport management professional association.

Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8910z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of four professional references with contact information.
For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 15, 2013
Posting Date 10/18/2013
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Mason Ad Statement Great Careers Begin at Mason!George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement George Mason University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.

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