Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Sports Management

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Term:  Nine-month fixed-term appointment with option to teach summer school

Position Description:  Tenure Track

Salary:  Competitive – commensurate with experience

Starting Date:   August 2019

Qualifications:  An earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Sport Management or related field is required and evidence of scholarly productivity, excellence in teaching, research and knowledge of program development.


Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in all or most of the following areas:  sport marketing, sport finance, sport communication, research and statistics, and/or sport and exercise psychology, adapted physical education, sociology of sport, and coaching theory/methods.  Additional responsibilities include student advising, mentoring student research, assisting with program accreditation, and service to the university, community and profession. Any additional responsibilities assigned by the Chair.

To Apply:  Submit application letter, resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation to Interfolio at

Inquiries:  Dr. Barbara Tyree, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, 1009 Union Street, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or to [email protected].

Review of application will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY is a distinguished private university of about 3,800 students, one hour southeast of Chicago.  Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition.

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at  Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences.  Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.




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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 1/1/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive