Sport and Recreation

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Recreation and Sport Management – 2 positions
Department: Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation
Location: The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville serves as the major center of liberal and professional education and as the primary land-grant campus in the state with 24,500 students. It is Arkansas’ major source of theoretical and applied research and the provider of a wide range of public services to people throughout the state and nation. The Carnegie Foundation categorizes the University of Arkansas as a research institution with “very high research activity”, placing the University among the top 108 universities nationwide and in a class by itself within the state of Arkansas. U.S.News and World Report has ranked the University among the top tier of institutions of higher education as well as one of the top ten national “Up-and-Comers” of public universities. Fayetteville is located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains in the northwest corner of the state with an approximate population of 75,000 residents. The city and area have been featured in numerous publications as a very desirable and economical place to live and most recently was listed by Money magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Live”. Outside Magazine recently ranked the University of Arkansas as one of its “top 25 outdoor colleges” based on proximity to Buffalo River, Beaver Lake, state parks, and regional trails and greenways.
Posted Date: 09/10/2013
Annual Salary: The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and background.
Description: This is a 9-month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Contingent on available funding and demand, an additional summer appointment is possible. The anticipated starting date is August 18, 2014.The Recreation and Sport Management (RESM) program has a strong curriculum stressing field experiences for its students. RESM is one of the fastest growing programs in the university with approximately 250 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students (M.Ed., Ed.D.). At the undergraduate level, students focus either on sport management, recreation management or outdoor recreation. At the graduate level, approximately 70% of students hold assistantships, internships, or jobs in the Razorback athletic department.
Minimum Requirements: 1. Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in sport management or related field (doctorate must be completed by August 2014),
2. Ability to be an effective teacher and mentor in a research university,
3. Evidence of potential to conduct research resulting in refereed publications and presentations.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Evidence of previous university and/or community service
2. Ability to secure external grant funding.
Job Duties: 1. Conduct research resulting in professional presentations and refereed publications
2. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management
3. Contribute to the strong relationship the program has with Razorback athletics
4. Direct graduate student independent research, theses and dissertations
5. Advise students in sport management and related areas
6. Pursue external funding through grant proposal submissions
7. Participate in public service and professional organizations
8. Engage in service activities at the department, college and university levels.
Where To Apply? Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013. However, later applications will be accepted for review until the position is filled. To apply, send a letter of interest (demonstrating how your strengths match the duties and qualifications listed above), complete curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references to the address below. Official transcripts will be required only from finalists. All materials and queries should be addressed to:Dr. Stephen W. Dittmore, Chair of Search Committee
1 University of Arkansas
Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
HPER – 308R
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel.: 479-575-2900
Fax: 479-575-5778
dittmore@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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Job- Keystone College Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on September 1, 2013

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation- Full-time, tenure track

Keystone College – La Plume, PA

The Business, Management, and Technology Division at Keystone College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management. Qualified applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sport Management, ABD considered within one year of completion (at the rank of Instructor until completion of degree). A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses to majors and non-majors is required. The successful applicant will exhibit a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects, and will have the opportunity to develop new courses in their areas of interest. Experience with online teaching and learning is a plus. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship; service to the College; a strong commitment to advising; and, mentorship of students, including research involving undergraduates is expected. The successful candidate will have a well-developed or emerging research agenda.

Requirements: In addition, the successful candidate must show evidence of the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated. All full-time faculty at Keystone College serve as academic advisers and on Division and College committees.

Keystone College is a private, co-educational college where emphasis is on undergraduate education, and growing importance is placed on faculty mentored student research projects. The Business Management and Technology Division strives to maintain a personalized, student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research.

Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy and research interests. Official transcripts with college/university seal will be required prior to employment.

Start Date: Fall of 2014.

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Job (2)- Lincoln University, New Zealand Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport & Recreation

August 6, 2013

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Recreation (two positions) Vacancy 13-62 The Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport in the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design is seeking to appoint two Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Community Recreation and Sport and Sport and Recreation Policy and Planning. The appointees will teach into inter-disciplinary undergraduate and […]

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