Lecturer, Sport Management
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health Professions
Position: The College of Health Professions invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in Sport Management in the Department of Kinesiology beginning August, 2017.
- Master’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who are ABD or hold a PhD in Sport Management or a related discipline.
- Prior experience teaching Sport Management-related courses. Background to teach at least two of the following areas: marketing, management, communications, facilities and events, law and ethics, economics, finance, governance, and/or analytics. Candidates who can teach across a variety of areas are preferred.
- An established record of excellent teaching in higher education.
- Experience in interdisciplinary teaching, demonstrated success in working with diverse populations and students, and experience with a variety of teaching methods is preferred.
Responsibilities:Teach courses in the undergraduate sport management program. Course loads will vary but could include sport management courses in marketing, management, communications, facilities and events, law and ethics, economics, finance, governance, and analytics. Teach four 3 credit courses per semester. Traditional, hybrid, and online forms of teaching. Advise students and be assigned service/committee responsibilities as needed by the department, college and university. Possess strong skills related to mentoring undergraduates as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession.
Department of Kinesiology:The Department of Kinesiology is the largest in the College of Health Professions and is home to four degree programs: Athletic Training (BS), Exercise Science (BS), Physical Education-Teacher Education (BS & MS) and Sport Management (BS). The department currently has 31 full-time faculty serving more than 1,400 undergraduate students. Strong collaborations with the Department of Athletics, the College’s Wellness Center at the Institute for Well-Being and more than 150 school and internship sites support student success and faculty scholarship. With an emphasis on preparing students for careers in sport and movement-based professions, the department is well positioned to serve as a regional leader in improving health, fitness, wellness and sport performance.
Towson University: Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Application Process:Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, transcripts for the highest degree, other relevant supporting documents, and contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least three professional references. Submission of materials as one PDF attachment is strongly encouraged. Application materials should be directed to the chair of the search committee:
Jaime R. DeLuca, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Department of Kinesiology
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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