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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Sports Management
DEPARTMENT: Kinesiology and Sports Studies
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled.
APPLY TO: Dr. Jill Owen, Chair

 

Position: Assistant Professor in Kinesiology and Sports Studies/Sport Management – tenure track position available.

Responsibilities: The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management concentration within the department. Teaching assignments will vary based on the individual candidate’s experience, scholarly interests, and department needs.  Candidates are expected to develop and maintain a focused area of scholarship that involves graduate and undergraduate students.  Candidates are also expected to participate in service initiatives that provide a substantive benefit to Eastern Illinois University, the College of Education and Professional Studies, and the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies.

Qualifications: Doctorate with strong preparation in Sport Management is preferred, ABD required.  Preference will be given to candidates with University teaching experience.

Starting Date: August 16, 2013

The University and Community: Eastern Illinois University places priority on teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting.  Approximately 10,000 on-campus students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs.  Non-traditional and part-time students are enrolled in programs at both on- and off-campus sites.  Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities.  The University is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Closing Date: Review of applications to begin October 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled. 

Applications: Send letter of application, vita, transcripts of course work, with an official transcript from the institution from which highest degree was earned, and three reference letters to Dr. Jill Owen, Chairperson, Department of Kinesiology & Sports Studies, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920-3099.

 
Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.
 


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