The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of one tenure-track position 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:

  • Demonstrated expertise and a research focus in finance and economics
  • Experience teaching sport management undergraduate courses
  • History of seeking external funding
  • Demonstrated potential for and commitment to participation in interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.


  • 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

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

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at: https://bit.ly/2tflFwM 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 20220BR_ 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 40-50 graduate students in Sport Management. The department also has approximately 1,300 undergraduate and 30 graduate students earning a B.S. in Kinesiology or M.S. in Kinesiology.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls over 38,000 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. Texas Tech University recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

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

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.