Friday, September 21, 2007

Job opening: Sport Management

The University of Tennessee (Knoxville) is looking for an associate/assistant professor for its Sports Management Program. Details of the opening are available below--

Responsibilities include--
Teach in two NASSM areas, preferably Human Resource Management and/or Finance
Conduct quality research leading to publication
Seek internal and external funding
Professional, university and community service

Earned doctorate or terminal degree in sport management or related field
Evidence of scholarly achievement or potential
University/college teaching experience
Ability to direct theses/dissertations

Students in the Sport Management program at the University of Tennessee are offered the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in the sports industry. Undergraduate students earn a major in Sport Management with a minor in Business. A concentration in Sport Management is available at the Master’s level. A dual MS/MBA degree is also offered in conjunction with the College of Business Administration. Pending final approval during the 2007-08 academic year, a new doctoral specialization in Sport Management will be offered.

Review of applicants will begin October 8, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest addressing their credentials as they relate to the position along with a copy of their vita, and the names and contact information (mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of three reference persons. Send the information to:

Damon P. S. Andrew, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
The University of Tennessee
Dept. of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies
1914 Andy Holt Avenue, HPER 349
Knoxville, TN 37996-2700
865-974-8891 (Office)
865-974-8981 (Fax)


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