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Sport Management: Full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level

Assistant Professor

Sport Management Department

SUNY Cortland

POSITION: Full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2017


RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sport Management program emphasizes experiential learning and is committed to the practice-to-theory-to-practice model of teaching. Responsibility will be to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the Department. Depending on experience and Department needs, the candidate must be able to teach in preferably two (2) or more of the following areas of the sport academy: sales and entrepreneurship; intercollegiate athletics management; finance; ethics; organizational behavior; strategic management; research methods. Additional responsibilities include academic advisement, service, and scholarly work. Additionally, the assistant professor will produce research and other scholarly and creative activities; provide service to the department and college; and provide academic advisement and mentoring to students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Sport Management or related discipline. ABD with a designated date of completion within twelve (12) months of start date may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience in Sport Management, preferably in two (2) or more areas previously indicated, and demonstrated record of: scholarly work (publications and presentations) in Sport Management or strong evidence of such scholarly work in the future; professional experience in the sport industry; involvement as a member of national/international professional associations related to sport management and/or the sport industry; and academic and/or community service.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Sport Management Department has approximately 450 undergraduate and approximately 100 graduate students currently enrolled in three master’s level programs. Candidates are encouraged to review the Departmental Web site at

THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY: SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland’s 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad. Its three schools – education, arts and sciences and professional studies – are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education. The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: For more detailed information and to apply online go to: or directly to posting at Candidates will be required to attach a letter of application; a curriculum vita; the contact information for at least five professional references (include how you know them). Preference will be given to applications received by Oct. 6, 2016.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the areas of Multicultural Studies.