Texas A&M University Department of Health & Kinesiology -- Professor of Sport Management -The Position: The Division of Sport Management (SPMT) in the Department of Health & Kinesiology (HLKN) at Texas A&M University, seeks applicants for a newly created Full Professor position. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Sport Management or an appropriate, and closely-related discipline, and experience commensurate with the rank of Full Professor. Applicants must have a record of funded research (State-level and Federal-level), an established research agenda demonstrated through publications in medium to high impact journals; a record of outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and demonstrated expertise in statistical and research methods necessary for effectively mentoring MS (thesis) and PhD students. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and mentor collaborative (i.e., intra-division and inter-department) teams in the acquisition of external dollars. In addition, the individual will be responsible for leading the SPMT doctoral program to enhance the training and mentorship received. Further, we are seeking an individual who pursues academic excellence through diversity at all levels and is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The Appointment: This is a nine-month tenure-track position with a start date of either January or August, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Location: Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of nearly 230,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston, and Austin. The area boasts a low cost of living, a sunbelt environment, and is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country. Texas A&M has the 6th largest student body in the nation with more than 58,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Ranked among the nation’s top 25 public universities and top 10 public engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report, Texas A&M ranks 7th among US universities with an endowment of more than $5 billion. The university also holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), one of only 63 research institutions with this distinction. The Application Process: Candidates should send the following via email: (1) a letter of application highlighting the applicant’s qualifications for the position; (2) a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae; and, (3) the name and contact details of three external references. Application materials and questions should be submitted directly to the committee co-chairs: Dr. Matt Walker TAMU 4243 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 77843-4243 Phone: 979.845.2191 E-mail: [email protected] Dr. Gregg Bennett TAMU 4243 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 77843-4243 Phone: 979.845.0156 E-mail: [email protected] The Review: Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, visit the Texas A&M University website at: http://www.tamu.edu, and the Department of Health & Kinesiology website at: http://hlknweb.tamu.edu/ --Texas A&M University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
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