Assistant Professor of Sport Management and Teaching Assistant Professor of Sport Management

  • West Virginia University
  • Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Nov 23, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology

Job Description


West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for two (2) faculty positions in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS), Department of Sport Sciences. CPASS serves approximately 1,500 students across 14-degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our mission focuses on conducting and disseminating high-quality research, preparing students to be leaders and innovators in their fields, and enhancing the quality of life for the residents of our state through outreach efforts. The Sport Management program offers B.S. and M.S. (Online and on-campus) degree options. We are looking for highly qualified individuals who can contribute to this mission by working with other faculty, learners, and community partners in a dynamic and collaborative scholarly environment. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

All applicants must be able to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Course instruction within this program uses both in-person and online structures.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidates must have a terminal degree in sport management or closely related area. ABDs will be considered, but terminal degree must be conferred by the appointment start date in August 2021.

• Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) must demonstrate a clear research agenda, evidence of conducting and publishing high-quality research, the ability to seek, write, submit, and secure external funding to support their research, and the ability to teach at the college level.

• Applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) while having no research expectations, must demonstrate evidence of innovative and effective teaching at the college level.

Application Details

For further information regarding these opportunities, visit (15890) or (15888). Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for four professional references. The letter of application should address the specific details as outlined for the position desired. Review of applications begins January 4, 2021 and will continue until the appointment is made.


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