Job- Univ. of Southern Mississippi Assistant Professor of Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on November 14, 2013

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Sport Management
Grant Funded? No Response
Position Type: Faculty
Campus: Hattiesburg
Department: Human Performance & Recreation
Pay Grade Level: N/A
Job Summary: The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for two full-time, nine-month, tenure-track positions as assistant professors of sport management in the School of Human Performance and Recreation in the College of Health.

Each nine-month, tenure-track faculty position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management, developing a scholarly line of inquiry related to the discipline and advising students. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: Each tenure-track appointment at the assistant level involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management. A line of scholarly inquiry is required along with mentoring, research and service expectations. Applicants should seek external funding for research and maintain active memberships in professional organizations and associations.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Earned doctorate (degree awarded by August 2014) in sport management or closely related field
2. Ability to teach in at least two of the following areas: governing agencies in sport, sport marketing, research techniques in sport, sport communications, international sport studies, sport technology, organizational leadership/management, sport law, economics and finance of sport, sport social issues, facility and event management
3. Demonstrated potential to produce scholarship, i.e., peer-reviewed publications, professional presentations and proposals for funded research
4. Demonstrated knowledge of professional developments related to area of specialization
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Experience in advising students, publishing scholarly articles and pursuit of external funding
2. Experience in teaching sport management courses on the college/university level
3. Experience developing and delivering online instruction and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship
4. Knowledge of COSMA accreditation
Posting Date: 11-07-2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants: To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website at (job posting #2867) by January 15, 2014. All questions should be directed to Dr. Rick Green ( or Dr. Stacey Hall (
Additional University/Departmental Information: Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls approximately 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Five additional teaching and research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Work Hours: Work hours will vary depending on teaching schedule and office hours.
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