Job- University of Georgia Assistant Professor in Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on January 17, 2014

Assistant Professor in Sport ManagementUGA logo
University of Georgia – Athens, GA

Sport Management Faculty Position

DESCRIPTION: The University of Georgia seeks to fill a full‐time, tenure‐track position at the assistant professor rank in the area of sport management. We seek the highest quality scholar with research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: mega sport event governance, sport organization theory, Olympic legacy management, and international sport organizations. This is an academic-year appointment that begins in August, 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in sport management or a related field. Evidence of successful research, teaching, and potential for securing external funding.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management. Establish a focused line of research involving undergraduate and graduate students. Seek external funding for research projects and educational programs. Advise graduate students, and direct master’s and doctoral students’ thesis and dissertation research. Participate in the development of the sport management program and serve on department, college, and university committees.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: The University of Georgia is a land/sea grant, flagship research university with over 35,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. It is located in Athens, a city with a population of approximately 100,000 that is located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta. Besides the Bulldog Athletic Department, the greater metropolitan area of Atlanta provides abundant opportunities for research, teaching, and professional engagement. The Department of Kinesiology has 25 full‐time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of exercise science, physical education, and sport management. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments. The Department has excellent facilities in the Ramsey Center located on the main campus, as well as on the university’s Gwinnett Campus that is adjacent to Atlanta. For more information about the department and the university, applicants are encouraged to visit the following websites: and

APPLICATION: Applications should be submitted electronically (Word or PDF files) to Dr. Kirk Cureton at: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, reprints of three recent research articles, and names and contact information of four references. For additional information about the position contact Dr. Cureton via e-mail or phone at: (706) 542‐4387 (office). Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Applications received through February 15, 2014 are assured full consideration. The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Americans  with disabilities act compliant institution

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