Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Health - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 1834

The Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) program announces the search for an Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies of Sport.  Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply to this growing undergraduate program (400+ SLAM majors/minors) and Master’s program in Sport Leadership (SL). The SLAM undergraduate major has four areas of concentration designed to prepare students for specific career opportunities in Sport Management, Coaching, Sport Journalism, and Sport Media.  Students often co-major or minor in Journalism, American Studies, Psychology, or management, marketing, or entrepreneurship. The cross-disciplinary SL graduate curriculum includes sport psychology, cultural studies of sport, and sport management. Miami University is located in close proximity to several major cities (Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Columbus, Chicago) allowing SLAM and SL students and faculty to work with professional, collegiate, and community sport organizations.


Teach courses in two or more of the following content areas: sport and social relations (gender, race, social class, able-bodiedness), cultural studies of sport, sport ethics, with the possibility for additional winter and summer term teaching, contingent upon fully enrolled courses; maintain productive scholarly research; mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students, provide service to the department, division, and university. 

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Cultural Studies of Sport or related field degree (must be earned by December 31, 2016 for re-appointment to second year).  

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will show a promise of high quality research; potential for high quality graduate and undergraduate teaching in cultural studies of sport; knowledge of and experience with multicultural populations; may have international experience or focus and experience in interdisciplinary teaching and/or research; skills to incorporate technology in teaching; professional experience in sport or related area.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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