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New York University: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Management for the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport. This is a nine-month, two-year renewable faculty appointment with a preferred focus in sport technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, and esports.
Qualifications and Duties: Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Tisch Institute for Global Sport, this position includes teaching, applied research, and service expectations along with the responsibility to take an active role in building industry partnerships, advising students, and support in the development of the program in the area of sport technology. The successful candidate for this position will be charged with developing relationships with industry partners to enable student and Tisch Institute program opportunities.
The successful candidate will possess advanced academic and professional credentials (Ph.D., or comparable advanced terminal degree). The successful candidate will preferably have work experience in the sports industry. They will be intimately familiar with the rapid evolution of esports, as well as the dynamic, contemporary sports industry issues including, digital disruption, big data/analytics, sport technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, and global sports trends. The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before the priority deadline of March 1, 2020. Note: applications will still be considered after the priority deadline.
Springfield College: Dean of the School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership
Qualifications and Duties: Springfield College, located in historic Springfield, Massachusetts, announces the search for the next Dean of the School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership. PEPSL Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and is responsible for creating an environment that is conducive to excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and service and the education of students holistically for leadership in service to others. The College invites nominations and applications for this outstanding opportunity, which will be available July 1, 2020.
The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For more information about the position, including a list of required and desired characteristics and a leadership agenda please see the full position profile at www.academicsearch.org and click on the “Open Searches” tab. Inquiries, nominations and application materials can be sent to SpringfieldPEPSL@academicsearch.org. The position is open until filled, but only applications received by March 1, 2020 are assured full consideration. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact the senior consultant managing the search, Dr. Eric Richtmyer by email or phone (202-332-4049).
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.
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.