Lost Hard Drive

Please be on the lookout for a small Passport external hard drive. It is Maroon on top and black on the bottom.  This hard drive belongs to Allison Smith- a Grad Teaching Associate in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport Studies. A lot of her PhD work is on this hard drive, and she would be very appreciative of your efforts to find this. If found, please turn in to the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sports Studies Room 322 in the HPER Building or email Allison: asmit308@vols.utk.edu. Please pass this notice along to your students.

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Boren Fellowship for International Study

The application for the Boren Fellowship for International Study is available now. The deadline is January 29, 2017. Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide significant funding for U.S. graduate students interested in working in the federal government to study less commonly taught languages in world regions underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The UT campus deadline to apply is December 8. Please email onsf@utk.edu if you intend to apply or would like to learn more about the Boren.

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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 https://jobs.uindy.edu. 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,  jvansickle@uindy.edu; 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.

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Sport Managment Faculty Position SUNY Cortland

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Assistant Professor – Sport Management
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Full-time Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Major Responsibilities and/or Classes to be taught
The State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a full time tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Sport Management to begin Fall 2017. 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.
Functional and Supervisory Relationships
Works under the direct supervision of the department chair. Works closely with the department chair and faculty and staff within the department. Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in other college departments.
Required Qualifications
Required qualifications include 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
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 association related to sport management and/or the sport industry; and academic and/or community service.
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Tenure Track Instructional Faculty – Kinesiology & Health Science (Coaching Education/Sport Psychology

Tenure Track Instructional Faculty – Kinesiology & Health Science (Coaching Education/Sport Psychology

Job ID: 101805

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 2360

Job Grade: Assistant Professor

Campus Information California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment. Hiring Dept. Information The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is housed within the College of Health and Human Services. The Kinesiology program offers a Bachelor of Science degree with two concentrations of study in Exercise Science and Physical Education, a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science with two concentrations of study (Exercise Science and Movement Studies), and a Personal Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Certificate. Two minor programs, Coaching and Supplementary Authorization in Physical Education, are also available.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population. Duties/Responsibilities – Teach from among the following courses: Theory of Coaching, Ethics, Inclusion, and Equity
in – Coaching, Peak Performance through Psychological Skills, Sport and Exercise
Psychology; graduate courses in sport and exercise psychology and other courses in the
department based on departmental needs.
– Supervise students in coaching internships.
– Advise students in the undergraduate Physical Education- Teacher Education and Physical
Education- Physical Activity, Conditioning, and Coaching options, as well as mentor graduate
– Conduct research and scholarly activities
– Serve on Department, College and University committees.
– Participate in community service relevant to teaching and research
– Work as a cooperative and collegial member of the faculty.
– Demonstrate value and experience for working with diverse student populations. Qualifications REQUIRED:


– Doctorate in Sport Psychology, Coaching Education, Kinesiology, or closely related field.
ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the
doctoral degree by August 2017.


– Successful university teaching experience, including pre-service supervision courses or
internship courses.
– Undergraduate advising experience.
– Record of research, grants, and scholarly activity.
– Experience working with diverse student populations. Appointment This is a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary at time of hire will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Application Review Review of applications will begin December 12, 2016; and continue until the position is filled. Application Procedures Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Candidates must include the following attachments with the application:

1. Cover letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests;
2. Current curriculum vita or resume;
3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, teaching evaluations);
4. The names and contact information of at least five references who will speak to the
professional qualifications of the applicant;
5. Unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an

Please direct questions only to: Dr. Maureen Smith, Search Committee Chair, at (916) 278-6237; or email: smithmm@csus.edu Equal Employment Opportunity California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/ Background Check A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. Child Abuse and Neglect Report The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For questions regarding application requirements for Job #101805, please send an email to facultyemployment@csus.edu. Please include the Job ID # in the subject line of the email.

For technical difficulties, please contact our IRT help desk at (916) 278-7337.

To apply, visit: http://www.csus.edu/about/employment/



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AKA Job Postings

Find current position postings on the American Kinesiology Association site here: http://www.americankinesiology.org/current-openings New postings include:

Adelphi University
Assistant Professor in Exercise Science
Assistant Professor in Sport Management

Purdue University
Clinical Assistant Professor in Athletic Training

Southwestern University
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Towson University
Chairperson for the Kinesiology Dept.

University of Hawaii at Hilo
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor – Exercise Physiology

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Assistant/Associate Professor-Human Energy Metabolism

University of Michigan
Assistant /Associate Professor-Exercise Physiology

University of North Texas
Assistant Professor-Kinesiology,Health Promotion & Recreation

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PhD Admission to Candidacy Forms

Dear PhD students,

when you submit your Admission to Candidacy Form to the department’s Director of Graduate Studies (DGS, currently Dr. Dzikus), please include a breakdown of your course work by concentration, specialization, cognate, and research. You probably  already have such a document for your committee members. This information will help the DGS to process your form.

You can attach a hard copy of the document or send it via email to lars@utk.edu.


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