The Division of Sport Management (SPMT) at Texas A&M University seeks qualified applicants for a newly created Assistant Professor position. Applicants must possess an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or an appropriate and closely related discipline. Through their research agenda, demonstrated by publications in medium to high impact journals, applicants must also indicate their potential for funded research (i.e., Local-, State-, and Federal-level). In addition to research, applicants must have a record of outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrated existing expertise (or the potential for) online teaching, and demonstrated expertise in statistical and research methods necessary for effectively mentoring MS (i.e., thesis) and PhD students. The successful candidate is expected to work toward
the acquisition of external dollars, contribute to the SPMT PhD program to enhance student recruitment, training, and
mentorship, and contribute to our successful online program(s).
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 in the educational setting.
The Appointment: Nine-month tenure-track position with a start date of August 2021. Base salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Summer and online teaching opportunities are widely available.
Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of nearly 255,000, 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 3rd largest student body in the nation with more than 67,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Ranked #19 nationally by the National Science Foundation, Texas A&M is 7th among US universities with an endowment of more than $10 billion, and
according to US News and World Report, ranks 24th among all public universities in the nation. TAMU is also a member of
the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 62 research institutions with this distinction.
The Application Process
To apply, please provide (1) a letter of application, (2) a current, comprehensive vitae, (3) Research and Teaching Statement, (4) names, addresses, and emails of at least three references. Incomplete application will not be considered.
Submit the application materials here.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions about this position should be submitted directly to Calvin Nite, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kayla Jones at KaylaDJones@tamu.edu.
Texas A&M University: http://www.tamu.edu
Department of Health & Kinesiology: http://hlknweb.tamu.edu/
Division of Sport Management: http://hlknweb.tamu.edu/divisions/division-sport-management