The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of two tenure-track positions in sport management at the assistant professor level.

Websites: TTU’s website is http://www.ttu.edu/ and the department’s website is http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related area
  • Demonstrated expertise and a research focus in one content area of sport management
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching sport management undergraduate courses
  • History of seeking external funding
  • Demonstrated potential for and commitment to participation in interdisciplinary collaborations
  • History of promoting diversity through research, service, and/or work with students from diverse backgrounds


  • Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Obtain external funding
  • Advise graduate students and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession

Rank: Searches are open to all qualified candidates at the assistant professor level

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2018.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will continue until positions are filled.

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at: http://bit.ly/2Cug2hO and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 12704BR when applying.

The Department: The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management offers a B.S. in Sport Management and M.S. in Sport Management. The department offers state-of-the-art research equipment and laboratories in its own building, which also includes six classrooms, a student computer lab, and faculty offices. The department enrolls approximately 300 undergraduate students in Sport Management and 40 graduate students. The department also has approximately 1,200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students earning a B.S. in Kinesiology or M.S. in Kinesiology.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls over 36,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. Guided by its 2017-2025 Strategic Plan, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university.

For additional information regarding these positions contact:
Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Texas Tech University
Box 43011
Lubbock, TX 79409-3011