Limited–Term Instructor, Sport Mangement, Georgia Southern University


Limited–Term Instructor
Search #30020
College of Health and Human Sciences/School of Health and Kinesiology

The School of Health and Kinesiology invites nominations and applications for the position of Regular, Limited-Term Instructor.

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia and is the largest, most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia. Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern is a premier choice for more than 20,600 students representing 50 states and 88 nations.

The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and offers an array of programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels through eight colleges: the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health. Georgia Southern provides all of the benefits of a major university with the personal feel and individualized attention of a much smaller college, and takes great pride in providing an educational environment where students can engage in scholarship, research and service as they prepare for lifelong success.

Georgia Southern is located in Statesboro, Georgia, a classic community of approximately 30,000 residents just an hour from historic Savannah. It is recognized for providing enriching opportunities for people of all ages while benefitting the region and state.

Within this setting, the School of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University seeks to become an elite academic unit focusing on the interdisciplinary study of athletic training, coaching, exercise science, nutrition and food science, pedagogy, physical activity/healthful living and sport psychology. The School promotes undergraduate and graduate education, scholarship, research and grant procurement and a commitment to professional and public service. To this end this position in the School of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University will be characterized by preparing students for future excellence through interdependent leadership, innovation, and service.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the School of Health and Kinesiology, the limited term instructor requires teaching, and service, and on-going professional development in the area of Sport Management. All limited-term positions are non-tenure track, academic (9/10 month) year appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. (All reappointments are made on a one year basis.) The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Sport Management program at Georgia Southern is well-established, officially approved by the

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the North American Society for

Sport Management (NASSM) in 1995. Our program explores the professional side of sports —

commercial, managerial and legal — and provides our students with both the academic preparation

and hands-on training that are required for success in this highly competitive field. The successful

candidate will be able to teach two or more of the following: Introduction to Sport Management,

Social Issues in Sport, Economics of Sport, Financial Management of Sport, Management of Sport

Organizations, Sport Promotion & Marketing, Facility & Event Management, Sport Business

Operations, Legal Aspects of Sport, Sport Policy Development and supervise interns.

Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in Kinesiology, Sport Management or Sport Sociology, or a closely related

    field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Sport/Business Management, Sport

    Sociology, Sport Administration or Organization by August 1, 2017

  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the School, College, and University
  • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching
  • Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond
  • Ability to work in a diverse academic and professional community
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without

    assistance from the institution.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or doctoral work in Kinesiology, Sport Management or related field with graduate

    credit in sport sociology, management, marketing, human resources, finance, and/or public

    relations.

  • University teaching experience
  • Commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by prior teaching experience
  • Ability and/or willingness to learn to teach in an online environment

    Screening of applications begins July 11, 2017, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2017. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Dr. Katherine Thomas, Search Chair, Search #30020 School of Health and Kinesiology
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail: ktthomas@georgiasouthern.edu Telephone: 912-478-0495

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Fund applications


Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Fund applications for travel September 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are due in Dr. Susan Benner’s office, 337 Claxton Complex, by Monday, August 21, 2017.

  •  Please make sure students obtain both department head signature and advisor signature (GSS application) before sending to Dean’s Office.
  • Do not staple forms.

Applications turned in after the deadline will not be considered.

Application and information can be found at http://gss.utk.edu/travel-awards/.

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Western New Mexico University: Assistant or Associate Professor of Kinesiology


There is an opening for a  faculty position mainly focusing on exercise physiology, biomechanics, and A & P  at Western New Mexico University. See: https://wnmu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=439&job=assistant-or-associate-professor-of-kinesiology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Posting Number:
1700150
Job Category:
Faculty
Department:
AH – Kinesiology
General Summary:

Western New Mexico University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Kinesiology. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in a learner-centered environment, academic advisement, scholarly activity, curriculum development and service to the university and community. The ability to teach biomechanics, exercise physiology, kinesiology, research methods, assessment in movement sciences, wellness programming and program management, and exercise and aging is preferred. Other class assignments may include epidemiology of physical activity, principles and practices of strength and conditioning and supervision of health internships. The department welcomes applications from candidates with work experience in higher education; preference will be given to applicants who have curriculum development experience and who are able to assume a leadership role in the program.

This is a 9-month tenure-track position, under the supervision of the Kinesiology Program Director and the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing. Appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching undergraduate courses in Kinesiology that may include, but are not limited to, biomechanics, motor behavior, and applied anatomy. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach in a variety of areas within the discipline. Selected graduate teaching may be available. Additional responsibilities may include undergraduate student advising and university and professional service.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Demonstrated:

– Ability to work independently.

– Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to interact effectively with colleagues, faculty, administrators, students, and external constituencies.

– Effectiveness in teaching, scholarship and service, in an institution of higher education.

– Knowledgeable in a variety of computer applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Banner, WebCT, CANVAS, or Smarthinking.

– Problem-solving abilities.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

– Earned Ph.D. in Kinesiology, or closely related area from an accredited university.

– Evidence of effective, university-level teaching experience.

– Excellent communication skills and evidence of collaboratively work with students, faculty, and staff.

– A record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of Kinesiology, and applicant’s expertise.

PREFERRED:

– Successful experience teaching in a college/university setting.
– Recent record of scholarly achievement and desire to continue scholarly activities.
– Evidence of service to the community or college/university.
– Computer literacy, teaching with technology.

– Evidence of activity in professional organizations.

– Evidence of collaborative work with other disciplines.

– Experience developing curriculum for outdoor activities.

– Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

– Ability to develop curriculum and teach coursework in health promotion.

– Experience in developing undergraduate internships in health promotion.

– Experience working with diverse populations and proficiency in Spanish preferred.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Disability Inclusion in Sport


UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA FACULTY OF EDUCATION SCHOOL OF KINESIOLOGY

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Disability Inclusion in Sport

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for one-year 0.8 full-time equivalent Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the School of Kinesiology in sport and disability. The expected start date is September 1st, 2017.

This Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is supported through funding provided by the Mitacs Accelerate Internship program and viaSport BC. The successful applicant(s) will work closely with Dr. Andrea Bundon (Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology) and Dr. Caitlin Pentifallo-Gadd (Director of Strategic Investment at viaSport) to conduct research into the sport and physical activity experiences of individuals with disabilities living in British Columbia. The incumbent will be expected to lead the development and implement of a specific research initiative on a larger Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funded project.

The salary is CAD $30,000 annually (0.8 FTE) plus eligible benefits1. The work is split between two locations – the School of Kinesiology at UBC (Vancouver campus) and viaSport office (downtown Vancouver). Given the nature of the work, some travel may will be necessary.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (no more than 5 years since being awarded the doctoral degree) in a socio-cultural sport studies, disability studies or another related domain. Sound knowledge and experience of qualitative methodologies are essential. Experience with program evaluation frameworks and/or community-engaged research is an asset. The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Deadline for applying is July 7th, 2017. Applicants are asked to send a letter of application outlining any relevant expertise, a copy of the curriculum vitae, contact information for two referees, two representative publications (if possible) directly to Dr. Andrea Bundon at andrea.bundon@ubc.ca.

Please address informal inquiries to Dr. Andrea Bundon.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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Director of Graduate Studies


Dear Students,

Dr. Love will serve as proxy for the Director of Graduate Studies from May 25-June 15.

You can contact him at 865-974-5291 and adamlove@utk.edu.

Best,

Lars

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Campus road projects


Not only is HYPER currently getting a facelift, UT is tackling some necessary campus road projects this summer, and there are a number of closures that you’ll want to be aware of. These closures may impact transportation and parking. Read more about these closures on Tennessee Today.

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Hey, spring graduates…


…you did it! 

About 12% of Americans have a master’s degree. Less than 2% have a doctoral degree. 

In just a few hours you will part of those groups. 

Now go and change the world!

We are proud of you. 

Party like it’s 2017!

Lars

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