Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Assistant Professor

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011746

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 9 months

Department Sport and Entertainment Management

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date 08/16/2017

Job Posting Date 05-11-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 05-17-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Academic/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management (SPTE) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the department. In addition to teaching responsibilities, engagement in scholarly activities is required. The individual will be responsible for mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will also provide service that is beneficial to the department, college, and university. He or she will be expected to help increase the national and international recognition and reputation of the department. The successful candidate must be student-oriented and possess strong leadership skills, which are conducive to building the premier program in sport and entertainment management.

The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has approximately 850 undergraduate students, 55 master's students, and 11 doctoral students. It is made of 17 full-time faculty members and two staff, and is considered by many to be among the best programs in the country. The Department is unique in higher education with a comprehensive sport and entertainment business curriculum and a mission to develop meaningful relationships between higher education and the sport, entertainment, and venue industries. It has successfully developed multiple sport and entertainment industry partnerships.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate degree in Sport/Entertainment Management or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstration of strong record of excellent research and teaching.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Other Document (See Special Instructions)
Letters of Reference

Special Instructions to Applicants
The review of applicants will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The required application documents for consideration include: 1) Letter of intent 2) Curriculum vitae 3) Three professional letters of reference, and 4) teaching evaluations for the past two years. The letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent from applicants via email to the search committee chairperson, Dr. Matthew Brown (email:

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