The Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position at the undergraduate level. Primary Teaching area will be in Personal Selling in Sport and Sport and Society. Additional teaching areas may include one or more of the following: Emergency Care and Risk Management, Event and Facility Management, Sport in a Global Marketplace, or Sport PR and Communication.
Position: Full time, tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Sport Management.
Qualifications: Required: Doctorate in Sport Management or related field. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and professional service is expected, along with a current record of scholarly productivity.
Program Background: The Department has approximately 400 undergraduate majors and is housed in the College of Business. The Sport Management Department has a vibrant and growing, COSMA accredited, undergraduate major in Leisure and Sport Studies. Additionally, minors in coaching/athletic administration and fitness administration are available.
Salary and Starting Date: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and includes excellent benefits. This position is a nine-month appointment with opportunities for summer session and winter term teaching. Starting date for employment is August 2018.
University Setting: Kutztown University is part of the State System of Higher Education in Pennsylvania. Enrollment at the university includes over 8,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students from 31 states and 62 nations. Kutztown is conveniently located midway between Reading and Allentown, and is only one and a half hours from Philadelphia and Harrisburg, two hours from New York City and three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area.
Application Procedure: Send a letter of application clearly listing teaching experience and research interests, vita, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts must be supplied prior to the on-campus interview), and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Christine Lottes, Dept. of Sport Management and Leadership Studies:
Recruitment Committee, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530
Review of applications will continue until position is filled.