Sport Studies Tenure-track assistant professor opening (Mississippi State University)

There is a tenure-track assistant professor opening at Mississippi State University, beginning fall 2013. This is a new position that has been allocated to the division of sport studies. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact Dr. Alan Morse or Dr. Love (see contact information below). The official job announcement is included below.

The Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University is seeking applications for a nine month, tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor – Sport Studies) starting in August 2013. Applicants must have a research agenda in some aspect of sport studies, sport administration, and/or sport pedagogy. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach courses in the economic and financial aspects of sport, but individuals with other specializations will also be considered. A doctorate in kinesiology, physical education, sport administration, or a related discipline is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered at the instructor level with the rank upgraded to assistant professor when all degree requirements are completed (no longer than a year from date of hire). Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses within the Division of Sport Studies, which houses the sport management and sport pedagogy curricular options, and providing service to the department, university and profession. The successful applicant is expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and conduct a scholarly research agenda that entails grant writing and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Evaluation of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Send two letters of recommendation (and contact information for two additional references) to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Kinesiology, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 6186, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must apply online (search for PARF# 7256) at Applicants should have a commitment to excellence in higher education teaching and service. Mississippi State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For questions about the position, you may contact Alan Morse or Adam Love:

Alan Morse, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Mississippi State University
Phone: (662) 325-2789

Adam Love, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Mississippi State University
Phone: (662) 325-2784

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