Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Department of Sport Management in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, non-renewable, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2019.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The teaching responsibilities associated with this position may include upper and lower level undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Sport Management, International Sport and Sport Media and Communications.

Candidates are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching and be committed to providing opportunities for experiential learning in their courses. A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours in a 14-week semester.

The department has five fulltime faculty members and over 300 majors. The program is accredited by COSMA and has recently been involved with a number of high profile events including the Women’s Final Four and The PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship. The University of Tampa is ideally located in downtown Tampa with numerous opportunities for student volunteer and internship experiences.

Minimum qualifications are a master’s degree in sport management or a closely related field. Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with a doctoral degree in sport management or a closely related field, sport industry work experience and prior collegiate teaching experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, name and contact information of three references, and copy of terminal transcript.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.