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Two (2) Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor Jobs – Florida State University Department of Sport Management


Candidates are being sought for two (2) tenure-track positions in the Department of Sport Management, a unit in the College of Education at Florida State University. The Department has four core content areas: legal and policy issues, management, marketing, and media and culture studies. Applicants should have research and teaching expertise that will contribute to and support one or more of the department’s content areas. Visit for more information about the Department.


Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2015. The individuals hired will be required to maintain an active research agenda, possess strong knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods for the effective mentoring of masters and doctoral student research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, seek external funding, aid in developing external partnerships, and contribute to department and university growth through appropriate service activities.


Minimum qualifications for each position include: earned doctorate degree in Sport Management or related field; college/university teaching experience; experience mentoring, or evidence of ability to mentor graduate students; experience procuring external funding or evidence of willingness to seek external funding.


These are nine-month, tenure earning positions at the assistant or associate professor rank, with possible summer employment. The anticipated start date for each position is August 12, 2015 (Fall 2015 Semester). Rank and salary will be commensurate with an individual’s experience.


Those interested in the position should apply through the Florida State University website at Interested parties are required to complete the online application. In addtion, candidates should submit an application packet that includes a current curriculum vita, a letter of application explaining an individual’s qualifications for the position, the names and contact information of three references, and a copy of graduate school transcripts to our application coordinator: Erika Bettilyon, Department Manager, Sport Management

1002 Tully Gym, Florida State Unversity Tallahassee, FL 32306-4280

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.


Florida State University is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encourage to apply.

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Dr. Michael Giardina
Search Committee Chair Department of Sport Management 1002 Tully Gym
139 Chieftan Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4280 850-645-9536