Jobs (2)- University of Windsor Assistant Professor of Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on November 25, 2013

Univ. of WindsorFaculty of Human Kinetics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

One Tenure-Track and One Three-Year Limited-Term Position in Sport Management and Leadership

The University of Windsor, Faculty of Human Kinetics invites applications for one tenure-track and one three-year limited-term faculty position in the area of Sport Management and Leadership in the Department of Kinesiology.  Both appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2014.  These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

A medium-sized university with a solid reputation in teaching and research, the University of Windsor offers a friendly and supportive environment for both living and learning.  It is Canada’s southernmost university and its international location provides unique cultural, recreational and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Faculty of Human Kinetics.  The Faculty comprises two program areas, namely the Department of Kinesiology and the Division of Athletics and Recreational Services.  The Department of Kinesiology offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees with approximately 800 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students.  Vibrant research and teaching cultures within Kinesiology facilitate high quality, student centred learning experiences which are supported by a recent major expansion and improvement to existing facilities.  At the undergraduate level, students take a common core of Kinesiology courses in addition to related option courses prior to majoring in Sport Management or Movement Science.  Graduate students can complete their program of study in either Sport Management or Applied Human Performance through a thesis or internship route at the Masters level and in Kinesiology at the Doctoral level.  Candidates are encouraged to review the departmental website for a full description of those sub-disciplines comprising the Sport Management area.  For more information about the Faculty of Human Kinetics visit our website at:http://www.uwindsor.ca/hk.

The successful candidates will hold a Doctorate in Sport Management or a related field.  They will be expected to teach courses in a variety of Sport Management or related areas at both the undergraduate (core and major) and graduate levels as well as contribute to graduate thesis and internship advisement.  The successful tenure-track candidate will also be expected to conduct a research program in a Sport Management related field.

Applications should include:
•        a letter of application, detailing teaching effectiveness and scholarly interests, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
•        a detailed curriculum vitae; 
•        names and contact details of three academic referees.
Please indicate your interest in either the tenure-track, three-year limited term appointment, or both.

Additional information may be requested of short-listed candidates.  To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by January 6, 2014 to: 

Dr. Michael Khan, Dean, Faculty of Human Kinetics
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, ON  N9B 3P4
 Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 2432; Fax: 519-973-7056
E-mail: lbarson@uwindsor.ca

Applications may still be received after the deadline date.  The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee.  The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario’s leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow.  Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca.

H/T NASSH

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