Assistant Professor in Sport Management

Texas Tech University
64,000 - 68,000 for a 9 months
Jan 09, 2018
Refer to requisition number 12704BR
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Tech University

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Two Faculty Positions in Sport Management


The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of two tenure-track positions in sport management at the assistant professor level.

Websites: TTU’s website is and the department’s website is

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related area Demonstrated expertise and a research focus in one content area of sport management  Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching sport management undergraduate courses History of seeking external funding Demonstrated potential for and commitment to participation in interdisciplinary collaborations History of promoting diversity through research, service, and/or work with students from diverse backgrounds 


Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals Teach undergraduate and graduate courses Obtain external funding Advise graduate students and mentor undergraduate and graduate students

  • Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession

Rank:  Searches are open to all qualified candidates at the assistant professor level

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2018.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on January 29, 2018, and continue until positions are filled.

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at: and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 12704BR when applying.

The Department: The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management offers a B.S. in Sport Management and M.S. in Sport Management. The department offers state-of-the-art research equipment and laboratories in its own building, which also includes six classrooms, a student computer lab, and faculty offices. The department enrolls approximately 300 undergraduate students in Sport Management and 40 graduate students. The department also has approximately 1,200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students earning a B.S. in Kinesiology or M.S. in Kinesiology.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls over 36,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. Guided by its 2017-2025 Strategic Plan, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university.

For additional information regarding these positions contact:

Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Texas Tech University

Box 43011

Lubbock, TX 79409-3011


As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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