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Two Assistant level tenure-track positions in the Sport Management Program

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Tenure track positions in
Sport Management – Kinesiology
University of Michigan

The Sport Management Program at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations for one, possibly two Assistant level tenure track positions. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary. Teaching and research interests in the areas of organizational theory and behavior, human resource management, entrepreneurship, international marketing/management, strategic marketing/management and law/public policy will be considered. The preferred start date is Fall 2009.

Beginning assistant professor candidates should have a record of publication and more advanced candidates should have outstanding publication records in leading journals in sport management and business.

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in a related field before employment. Candidates will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and have research methods and statistical expertise appropriate for the effective mentoring of student research at the master’s and doctoral levels. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to acquire private and/or public funds to support their research.

The Sport Management Department prides itself on research productivity and teaching excellence. The Department maintains collaborative relationships with other academic units across the University of Michigan as well as with organizations in the sport industry.

For more information on the Sport Management Department, please see:

Sport Management is one of four areas within Kinesiology. Kinesiology is one of 19 degree granting academic units on the University of Michigan campus with 25 tenure-line faculty and nearly 800 students ( Undergraduate majors include Sport Management, Athletic Training, Movement Science, and Physical Education.

Interested candidates must supply a curriculum vita, a letter of interest, three publications, and three letters of references in PDF format by February 15, 2009. Please send to Marsha Lewis (

The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position, please contact Kathy Babiak ( or Bettina Cornwell (

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.