Asst/Assoc. Professor- Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

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Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
Asst/Assoc. Professor- Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Location: Lehotsky 263 PRTM

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University announces the availability of a nine-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor. The starting date is negotiable, but the target will be August 2019.

The successful candidate must have the ability to teach broadly in the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management curriculum as well as teach graduate courses applicable to the full department. In addition, the successful candidate will have or be developing a clear research program, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and external funding to support their agenda. Supervision of graduate student committees (both M.S. and Ph.D.) and participation in service to the university and the profession is expected.

In the letter of application, candidates should comment on how they see themselves contributing to, diversifying, and/or complementing the current teaching, research, and areas of faculty expertise within the Department. We are especially interested in hiring a colleague who can work collaboratively with existing faculty members and contribute to one or more of our emerging intellectual identities in adaptive sport, camp management, diversity and inclusion, environment and stewardship, and community development and governance. We are seeking innovators and professionals who firmly believe in the land grant university mission.

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management at Clemson University is one of the largest of its type in North America, currently with 35 full-time faculty, 200 graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) and 450 undergraduate students. Clemson University is a land-grant institution located along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area is valued by many for its wonderful outdoor recreation opportunities, great weather, low cost of living, and friendly people.


Professional qualifications include:

• Earned doctorate at the time of start in parks, recreation, natural resources or a related field such as forestry, sociology, geography, planning, or related degree.

• Evidence of ability to develop and teach innovative undergraduate and graduate level classes for M.S. and Ph.D. students in PRTM

• Evidence of establishing an innovative area of research

• Evidence of ability to obtain external research funding

• Evidence of ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals

• Expertise or experience with interdisciplinary research using innovative approaches to address issues and challenges that cut across multiple areas of PRTM and larger society are of particular interest.

• Evidence of related professional experience preferred but not required

• Associate Professor candidates must meet the departmental requirements for rank and tenure (available upon request)


Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, upload the following to Interfolio: a letter of application addressing the specified qualification criteria and position responsibilities, the names and contact information of three references, unofficial transcripts, one-page teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae.

Send email inquiries to: Dr. Lori Dickes ([email protected])

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.





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Posted: 2/11/2019
Application Due: 2/17/2019
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