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Assistant Professor of Sport Administration - Georgia State University

State: Atlanta, GA
Position: Assistant Professor of Sport Administration (Log #20-015)
Deadline: November 2, 2018
Posted: August 10, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Sport Administration program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank.

Primary responsibilities include teaching Sport Administration courses at the MS and PhD levels (2-2 teaching load) and conducting sport management research. Other responsibilities include thesis and doctoral committee advising, academic advising of graduate students, and department and college committee-based service.

The 10-month tenure-track position begins August 2019. Summer teaching opportunities may be available annually.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicants must have an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or related discipline by the start of the position (August 2019). Candidates for this position should demonstrate an active sport management research agenda, a record of outstanding university level teaching, and interest and expertise in advising graduate level research. While we are seeking the best possible candidates, preferred candidates will be able to teach at the graduate- level in one or more of the following areas: Cultural Aspects of Sports, Sport Law, Sport Management and Leadership, or electives.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a copy of the transcript of highest degree earned to Final candidates will be required to submit three letters of recommendation.

For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 2, 2018 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Please be advised that if recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a criminal background check as a prior condition of employment.

Contact Information

Questions, please contact: Dr. Beth Cianfrone, Search Committee Chair at 404-413-8362 or email:

Employer Profile

Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in the heart of Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. Located a few blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Philips Arena, faculty members have a unique opportunity to partner with professional and collegiate organizations, as well as a variety of sport businesses.

The Sport Administration Program offers three degree programs: Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies, Masters of Sport Administration, and PhD concentration. The program houses the Rankin Cooter Sports Business Research Lab and the Center for Sport and Urban Policy.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.