Assistant Professor
Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC

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of Sport Management. The Department of Business Administration & Law and Sport Management at Western Carolina University invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position in Sport Management beginning in the Fall Semester 2013 or Spring Semester 2014.

Duties: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate Sport Event Management & Sponsorship, Sport Administration, Sport Media, Introduction to Sport Management, as well as other undergraduate courses in at least one other business discipline (e.g. management or marketing). Must achieve and maintain "academically qualified" status per AACSB requirements.

Additional duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for pursuing appropriate professional, research, and community engagement activities; serving on departmental, college and university committees; advising sport management students; and effectively interfacing with the business community.

The tenure, promotion and reappointment policies of the College of Business and the University are based on all four quadrants of the Boyer Model of Scholarship. Consequently, faculty have the opportunity to apply their scholarly activities to help solve problems that face the larger community beyond the boundaries of campus, to integrate student learning with the scholarship of engagement, to advance the pedagogy, as well as, to investigate issues of interest within and across academic disciplines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies:
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements

Doctorate in Sport Management or related field required. ABD in Sport Management or related field may be considered.

All degrees must be awarded by a university whose college of business is AACSB-accredited.

Preference will be given to those applicants with the following training and experience:

Preference may be given to a candidate possessing both a doctorate in Sport Management (or related field) and an MBA. Industry experience is desired.

Preference may be given to candidates who have university level (undergraduate and graduate) teaching experience and have a proven research record.

Salary Range (displays in advertisement)

Commensurate with qualifications

Competency Level:
(SPA Banded positions only)

Applicant Pool:
All Applicants


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Work Hours

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants


Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit the following documents online: 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vita, 3) a list of at least four references and 4) copies of transcripts from terminal degree.

For questions or additional information, please contact: Dr. AJ Grube at or 828-227-7409. Please do not email application materials. All applications must be submitted through this online employment system. Thank you

WCU is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution (

Final candidates for employment will be subject to criminal background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

An official set of transcripts must be sent to Human Resources within 30 days of hire. Degrees must have been awarded by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. If the degree was obtained outside the US, it must have been awarded by an institution recognized by the Ministry of Education in that country.

Additional Comments:
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301).. The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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