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University of Indianapolis: Sport Managment position with history and culture specialization

Assistant or Associate Professor of Kinesiology-Sport Management

University of Indianapolis

T he Department of Kinesiology at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin August 2017. We are looking for an individual who seeks to contribute to an outstanding faculty and student group.

Primary responsibilities: Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across sport management at the graduate and undergraduate level. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the University, college, and community.

Desired areas of expertise: areas related to sport management, specifically history and culture, legal issues, governance and ethics, administration of athletics, and organizational leadership. Expertise in other areas related to sport management as well as other programs/courses in kinesiology will also be considered.

The University of Indianapolis is a diverse, private, and comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, UIndy offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. As part of a five-year strategic plan, the University is investing $50 million to improve campus facilities and program offerings. The plan included building a 160,000-square-foot health pavilion that opened in August of 2015. The health pavilion offers a unique space for students from UIndy’s highly ranked health sciences programs, including the sport management program, as well as providing clinical facilities to serve both the campus community and the local neighborhood.


• Doctoral degree in sport management, sport administration or related area. ABD candidates will be considered.
• Experience as a successful academic and/or sport/recreation administrator
• Evidence of a developing scholarly agenda
• A record of involvement within the professional associations
• Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

Apply electronically at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Jennifer VanSickle, EdD, Program Coordinator for Sport Management, 317-788-2114,; Chair of Academic Faculty Search Committee.

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.