Job- Univ. of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor in Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on October 29, 2013

Kinesiology & Health:

Assistant Professor in Sport Management to teach courses sport management, facilities management, sport marketing, and other related areas; facilitate and supervise student fieldwork experiences in sport management; productive scholarly research; advise undergraduate and graduate students; provide service to the department, division and university.

Job Summary/Basic Functions:
Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure-track, 9-month appointment in the Sport Pedagogy program at the University of Northern Colorado. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate potential or past experience in the field of physical education and/or coaching related to undergraduate and graduate teaching in traditional and online settings, supervision of graduate student research and advising, scholarly activity, including the ability to secure outside funding, and service. Preference will not be given to a particular rank; all applicants will be judged in accordance with their years of experience and expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires an earned doctorate in Sport Pedagogy, Physical Education, or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have earned the degree by the hire date, but other applicants may be considered if they expect to have their degree within one year of the hire date. The ability to teach in a pedagogical content-based method series, and has research experience in sport pedagogy, physical education teacher education and/or coaching is essential.

Preferred Qualifications 
Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate competence in one of more of the following areas of expertise: physical education teacher education, elementary physical education experience, coaching and coach education. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate potential or past experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, past experience or potential in supervising and mentoring research students, and demonstrate an interest in and commitment to working with diverse populations.

Search Committee Chair:

Mark Smith

Search Committee Chair Phone/Extension: 970-351-1736

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Application Materials 
Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” then choose “Assistant/Associate Professor Sport Pedagogy”. Application documents to be submitted online are: 1) a letter of application/cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) the names and contact information of at least three references. Statements of teaching philosophy and research interests also should be submitted via the online application process in the “Other Document” category. In addition to the material provided online, please send unofficial or official copies of graduate school transcripts to: Dr. Mark Smith, Chair, Sport Pedagogy Search and Screen Committee, School of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 39, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639.

Additional Requirements:
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

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