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Sports & Recreation

Position Title:

Assistant / Associate Professor In Sport Management

Position Description:

Job Information: Candidates are being sought for a tenure-track position in the Department of Sport Management, a unit in the College of Education at Florida State University. The department has four pillar areas: finance/economics, legal issues, marketing, and media and culture. Applicants should have research and teaching expertise that will contribute to and support one or more of the department’s pillar areas. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in finance/economics. Visit for more information about the Department.

Responsibilities: Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2013. The individual hired will be required to maintain an active research agenda, possess strong knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods for the effective mentoring of masters and doctoral student research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, seek external funding, and contribute to department and university growth through appropriate service activities.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for the position include: earned doctorate in Sport Management or related field; college/university teaching experience; experience mentoring, or evidence of ability to mentor graduate students; experience procuring external funding or evidence of willingness to seek external funding.

Other: This is a nine-month, tenure earning position at the assistant or associate professor rank, with possible summer employment. The anticipated start date for this position is August 12, 2013 (Fall 2013 Semester.) Rank and salary will be commensurate with an individual’s experience.

How to Apply: Those interested in the position should apply through the Florida State University website at Interested parties are required to complete the online application. In addition, candidates should submit an application packet that includes a current curriculum vita, a letter of application explaining an individual’s qualifications for the position, the names and contact information of three references, and a copy of graduate school transcripts to our application coordinator:

Erika Bettilyon Department Manager, Sport Management, 1002 Tully Gym, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4280. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled

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Sports Management

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