Overview

The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applicants for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Health and Human Performance, one at the rank of Assistant Professor and another at the rank of Associate Professor.  Located in beautiful and historic Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of about 2300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and another 1000 students who attend The Citadel Graduate College, a civilian evening and online program that offers graduate and professional degrees as well as undergraduate programs.  For the past ten years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked The Citadel as the top public college in the South among masters granting institutions.

One of seven departments in the Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics, the Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) offers the Bachelor of Science and the Master of Arts in Sport Management.  The BS Sport Management is offered as a day program to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and the MA Sport Management as an evening program.  The Citadel supports faculty research, professional development, and travel through internal funding.  Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.  The contract is a full-time, 9-month position.

Position Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities at undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.A.) levels may include Sport Management Introduction, Sport Finance, Sport Law, Sport Marketing, and Facility and Risk Management.  A normal teaching load is twelve credit hours per week with small class sizes (The Citadel’s student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1 and the average undergraduate class size is 20).  Other responsibilities include mentoring students through advising and undergraduate research, participating in curriculum revision, creating new courses, and faculty governance.  The candidate is expected to achieve and maintain scholarly productivity consistent with departmental and college-wide policy for tenure and promotion.  Service will include coordination of the undergraduate and/or graduate program, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and serving on departmental, school, and/or college-wide committees.

Required Qualifications, Associate Professor

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Sport Management or closely-related field with at least six years of teaching experience and a record of scholarship commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor.

Required Qualifications, Assistant Professor 

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Sport Management or closely-related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching experience and excellence commensurate with the position rank being sought; evidence of mentoring and engaging undergraduates in research; a record of scholarly publications commensurate with the position rank being sought; experience developing new degree programs and curriculum.

Additional Comments

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the required qualifications and the preferred qualifications as applicable; an updated curriculum vitae; a narrative that describes their teaching philosophy and plans for scholarly activity; and a list of at least three professional references, two of which can speak to the candidate’s teaching ability and experience.  Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation in undergraduate education within a diverse and inclusive environment and peer-reviewed scholarship in one’s field(s).

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until we fill the position.  Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged.  The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.