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Current Open Positions (updated 11/13/19)
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University of New Haven: Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Tenure Track in esports management.
Qualifications and Duties: This position includes both teaching and service expectations along with a responsibility to take an active role in further developing all of our esports programs, advising esports students, and teaching esports business and/or sport management classes. The successful candidate for this position will be charged with working with faculty across the university to ensure a successful interdisciplinary esports program. The candidate will support the growing interest in esports at both at the graduate and undergraduate level. The position can be tailored and adapted to match the strengths of the right candidate with ability to cover the majority of the responsibilities. Candidates must have completed a masters or terminal degree in sport management, computer sciences, game development, law, or a related esports field. Strong applicants will have an ability to develop and teach a variety of esports business courses and have a proficiency in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Street Fighter, FIFA, NBA2K, Madden, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and similar genres. A strong candidate will have an established network of professionals from the esports and gaming community to include publishers, developers, esports institutions / leagues, esport event organizers, and professional esports athletes. Candidates should have strong communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, and a student-focused orientation. As an AACSB accredited institution, faculty members are expected to maintain an active record of relevant scholarship.
Springfield College: Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Tenure Track (9-month)
Qualifications and Duties: The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide leadership for the Sport Management program and teach core courses in the curriculum. Evidence of scholarship in the form of research and/or presentations at the local, regional, state, or national level is required. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in internship relationship building and advisement, are familiar with COSMA curriculum review, and show a strong desire to enrich and expand our curriculum. Candidates that can expand the cultural perspectives of the program are particularly welcome. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Sport Management, or related discipline with evidence of teaching effectively in a wide range of college courses. Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered depending on expected completion date. Candidates should have a commitment to work in a dynamic work setting with a diverse student population.
University of Tampa: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track in Sport Management, begin August 2020. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, name and contact information of three references and copy of terminal transcript.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate by August 2020 in Sport Management or a closely related field is required. The preferred candidate should have expertise in one or more of the following content areas: International Sport and Sport Marketing. The ability to teach in other core sport management content areas is also desirable. Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with practical sport industry work experience and prior collegiate teaching experience.
Duties: The teaching responsibilities associated with this position may include upper and lower level undergraduate courses in the areas of International Sport and Sport Marketing. Candidates are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring student experiential learning opportunities, scholarly activity and service within the environment of an undergraduate liberal arts institution. A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours in a 14-week semester. The UT Sport Management Department consists of five tenure track faculty members and a full-time internship coordinator serving 300 majors. The program is accredited by COSMA and is located in downtown Tampa in close proximity to numerous opportunities for student volunteer and internship experiences.