Sport and Recreation Management: Assistant Professor, tenure stream. The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is currently seeking applicants for the position of assistant professor of Sport and Recreation Management (tenure stream) in the Division of Management and Education, to begin in fall 2020. Requirements : Ph.D. in Sport and Recreation Management (by September 2020), with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates. Scholarship, advising, and service activities required. Demonstrated strengths in teaching at a small liberal arts college; experience in advising and mentoring undergraduates; excellent communication, computer, organizational & interpersonal skills; and research interest and publication potential in the field. Responsibilities : teaching a 12-credit load every semester; actively participating in professional development; directing the program and organizing a course schedule; advising and mentoring students for internships and field/career placements; assessing programs and updating innovative programs and curricula; participating in university governance, committee work & institutional development; and participating in student recruitment & retention initiatives. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, both inside and outside the classroom. Teaching responsibilities could include principles and applied courses in the major, with emphasis toward fieldwork and career placement. The candidate is expected to partner with related disciplines in Management, Communications, Athletics, and Education to develop a program that takes advantage of the recreational opportunities in the region. A desire to work at a small, residential college is essential. Additionally, we seek candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and/or service. Apply online at https://www.join.pitt.edu/ . Submit letter of application, C.V., and statement of teaching philosophy, along with a statement of experience working with students of diverse backgrounds, and three letters of recommendation that address teaching, professional development, and service. For full consideration, applicants must submit complete application packages. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until position is filled. Pitt-Bradford is a beautiful, friendly campus with an emphasis on teaching. While faculty have the advantage of the expansive resources and research opportunities available through the University of Pittsburgh system, they also enjoy one-on-one contact with their students in a secure, personalized environment. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in a setting committed to multiculturalism and/or campus diversity are of particular interest. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled www.upb.pitt.edu/acadsearch
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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