Overview

Position Number: 124100

Department: Exercise Sci Physical Ed Wellness

Job Purpose

Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the sport management/sport administration concentrations, serve students, the department, university and profession and conduct scholarly activities related to the specified field of expertise. The Department of Exercise Science includes programs in fitness and wellness, pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-athletic training, sport administration and teacher licensure at the undergraduate level and adapted physical education, elementary/middle physical education, lifetime wellness and sport management at the master’s level.

Essential FunctionsTeach undergraduate-level classes that may include, but are not limited to, exercise and sport psychology, sports ethics, facilities management, legal issues in sport, and sport governance. Teach graduate-level classes that may include, but are not limited to, sport marketing and promotion, leadership and risk management. Serve as a faculty mentor to students. Serve on departmental, college and university committees. Serve the profession as appropriate. Conduct scholarly endeavors in the sport administration field. Pursue external funding. Supervise field experience students.

Minimum QualificationsEarned doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Sport Management, Sport Administration, Sport Studies, or related field and eligibility for the rank of assistant professor. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in Sport Management, Sport Administration or Sport Studies. Experience teaching exercise and sport psychology, sports ethics, sport governance, facilities management, legal issues in sport, sport management, sport marketing and promotion, leadership or risk management.

Preferred QualificationsOne to three years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in Sport Management, Sport Administration or Sport Studies. Documented success in on-line teaching in higher education. Identified scholarly interest and activity including research, publications, and grant writing activity.

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2018.Benefits Information

The University offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a letter of application that addresses required qualifications and duties, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), teaching philosophy, and complete contact information including email addresses for at least three professional references. Candidate must document teaching experience in a variety of the listed courses by providing course syllabi, course evaluations or other appropriate documentation and demonstrate excellence in teaching by providing course evaluations for one of the following: exercise and sport psychology, sports ethics, sport governance, facilities management, legal issues in sport, sport management, sport marketing and promotion, leadership or risk management. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Christy Killman, Chair, Department of Exercise Science, Box 5043, Cookeville, TN 38505. Phone: 931-372-3539. ckillman@tntech.edu.

Open Until Filled: Yes