Assistant Professor – Sport Administration or Sport and Exercise Psychology

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

The Sport Studies Department of Lock Haven University ( invites applications for a full-time temporary position to begin August 19, 2017 and end May 25, 2018.

We invite individuals with expertise in Sport Administration or Sport and Exercise Psychology to apply.

The Sport Studies Department is part of the Stephen Poorman College of Business, Information Systems, and Human Services.

We offer an undergraduate major in Sport Administration, undergraduate minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Master of Science in Sport Science with tracks in Sport Administration and Sport and Exercise Psychology.

The Sport Studies Department serves approximately 260 undergraduate and 75 graduate students.

Essential Duties: The successful candidate will assume teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

A willingness to work with masters students will be viewed favorably and experience with educational and professional technologies would be an asset.

This position may require development and teaching of online/distance education courses.

Specific Duties: Responsibilities may also include supervision of undergraduate and/or graduate field experiences, supervision of graduate capstone projects, and the development and delivery of online courses.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Doctorate in Sport Administration or Sport and Exercise Psychology or closely related field. ABD’s nearing completion of dissertation may be considered but terminal degree must have been conferred prior to start date.

The department values high quality teaching and candidates should provide evidence of innovative teaching at the college level.

The successful candidate must possess strong communication skills as demonstrated through an interview and effective teaching demonstration.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research interests advance the mission of our department and complement current faculty interests.

Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Demonstrated online teaching experience.

Evidence of potential for scholarly productivity.

Sport industry work experience.

How to apply

Apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by February 5, 2017 will receive full consideration.

In addition to the required documents including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and academic transcripts, applicants must provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

LHU is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Our Course Management System (D2L) provides a media-rich learning environment for on-campus and online learners to communicate and collaborate with their instructors and classmates.