Clemson University

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University is pleased to announce openings for graduate assistants in Community Recreation, Sport and Camp Management (CRSCM) with a particular focus on Sport for Development (at the Community, State, National or International level) and/or youth development through sport.

The PRTM Graduate Assistant will be hired to assist the faculty in various aspects of academic work including teaching and class preparation in the CRSCM emphasis area within the undergraduate sport curriculum. In addition, successful candidates will be asked to assist the faculty in various research projects by helping with literature reviews, data collection, data analysis, manuscript preparation and submission, grant writing and presentation preparation. Finally, the PRTM department has taken students to the last 3 Olympic/ Paralympic events and will continue to do study abroad trips to several international sporting events therefore, assistance on planning/attending these sorts of experiences will also be helpful and expected.

For more information contact:
Dr. Skye Arthur-Banning
Associate Professor
Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
263 Lehotsky Hall
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0735
(864) 656-2206
sarthur@clemson.edu

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Sport Communication Assistant/Associate Professor

Clemson University

The Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University invites applications for three or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin August 15, 2014. Requirements include: a Ph.D. (in hand by August 2014) in Communication or a closely related field, a record of conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications that strongly indicates future success in scholarly research, evidence of excellent teaching, a record of service, and the ability to teach courses that will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Where appropriate, the candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues to advance the research mission of Clemson University through pursuit of external funding, strategic development initiatives, and collaborative partnerships.

Position 1: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Sports Communication
Applicants should have active research agendas and teaching expertise in sports communication. Applicants who also possess research and teaching interests in strategic communication (public relations/advertising) are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess the ability to teach communication theory and research methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

About the Department/University
Our department offers a BA in Communication Studies, BA in Sports Communication, and an MA in Communication, Technology and Society. The department also participates in an interdisciplinary doctoral program, Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design, and manages a Social Media Listening Center for the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. The department is also home to the Erwin Center for the Study of Advertising and Communication. More information about our department may be found at: www.clemson.edu/caah/communication.

Clemson University is the land-grant institution for the state of South Carolina. The university has significantly increased its investments in graduate education and research and is currently ranked #25 in the U.S. News and World Report listing of top Public National Research Universities. More information may be found at www.clemson.edu. Our main campus is located in the Upstate region, an area characterized by a relatively low cost of living, great natural beauty, and access to nearby cities such as Greenville, Atlanta, Asheville, Charlotte, and Columbia. More information may be found at www.clemsonchamber.org.
Candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their qualifications for the position, a current vita, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least one scholarly writing sample. Applications must also include at least three letters of recommendation, sent by the recommender. Applicants should clearly specify the position to which they are applying. All material should be sent via postal mail to:

Dr. Joseph P. Mazer
Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication Studies
407 Strode Tower
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0533
Applications received by October 7, 2013 will be given full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Salary is competitive and negotiable, based on experience. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Persons from historically under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

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