Overview

Northern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Sport Management, Sport Psychology, or Human Performance. Preference will be given to those candidates whose teaching and research interests intersect with at least two of the three areas.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in a learner-centered environment, supervising internships, engaging in scholarly activity, and providing service to the university and community.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related field. The position will support undergraduate programs in Sport Marketing and Administration and Human Performance and Fitness as well as the graduate program in Sport Performance and Leadership. The department welcomes applications from candidates with prior work experience in higher education; additional preference will be given to applicants who have prior curriculum development experience and who are able to assume a leadership role in the department. The successful candidate will have access to the Nora Staael Evert Human Performance Laboratory. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About Northern State University: Northern State University is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. NSU is developing a faculty reflecting cultural diversity and is strongly committed to the recruitment, hiring, and retention of underrepresented groups. For the past five years, NSU has been named by US News and World Report as one of the best higher education institutions in the Midwest.

The School of Education offers graduate programs in Sport Performance and Leadership, Leadership and Administration, Teaching and Learning, Counseling and E-learning. Undergraduate programs include Human Performance and Fitness, Sport Marketing and Administration, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, K-12 Education (including K-12 Physical Education), and Psychology.

Setting: Northern State University is located in Aberdeen, a vibrant community in northeastern South Dakota. A city of approximately 26,000 people, Aberdeen is a retail hub for the region and offers a healthy community, excellent schools, and abundant recreational and outdoor activities. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region.

Application: Review of applications will begin October 1. A complete application should include cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and a list of three references. The position is open until filled with a January 2018 start date. For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application form. All applicants are subject to a background check. [AA/EOE]