FACULTY POSITION OPENING: Sport Studies
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
Northridge, California 91330
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track: Sport Studies
Effective Date of Appointment: 2014-2015 AY (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Salary: Commensurate with background and experience
Qualifications: Applicants must possess a doctorate in Kinesiology or related field of study. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate by the time of the appointment. Desired qualifications include: 1) academic emphasis and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas of sport studies: sport history, sport philosophy, sport psychology, sport sociology, and/or socio-cultural aspects of sport, exercise and dance; 2) evidence of successful teaching experience at the college or university level; 3) evidence of research ability and ongoing scholarly productivity. Applicants should possess a broad and balanced view of the discipline of Kinesiology, valuing equally the biological, socio-cultural and aesthetic knowledge of human movement across the life span. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse student population. Experience with online teaching and instructional technology is highly desirable.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in at least one of the following areas of sport studies: sport history, sport philosophy, sport psychology, sport sociology, and/or socio-cultural aspects of sport, exercise and dance; secondary teaching responsibilities may include other closely related courses offered within the department. The typical teaching load is 12 units per semester. Faculty are also responsible for: student advisement; supervision of graduate research projects; maintaining an active program of scholarly research and publication; service on department, college and university committees as appropriate. The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, including evenings, and possibly weekends. The successful candidate will work closely with other sport studies faculty in the department.
Application Deadline: Screening will begin on November 1, 2013. Priority will be given to applications received by that date. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three current letters of recommendation to the address below.
Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:
Sean P. Flanagan, PhD
Department of Kinesiology,
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8287
818-677-7507 (phone), 818-677-3207 (fax)
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