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POSITION: Assistant Professor Kinesiology and Sports Studies (two positions)
DEPARTMENT: Kinesiology and Sports Studies
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 1, 2013, and continue until campus interviews are scheduled.


Position: Assistant Professor in Kinesiology and Sports Studies (Sport Management) – two tenure track positions available.


Responsibilities: The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management and/or sport psychology 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 or ABD in Sport Management/Sport Psychology/or a related field is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with University teaching experience and experience working in the sport industry.


Starting Date: August 16, 2014


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 1, 2013, and continue until campus interviews are scheduled.  


Applications: All items should be sent electronically: Letter of Application, Current Vita, Unofficial Transcripts and List of three professional references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to:

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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