Teaching Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty

Salary Range:

Competitive -commensurate with experience


Full Time

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Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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Position Summary:

•Teach students from diverse life experiences and learning styles in two to three of the following courses: introduction to sport administration, sport economics/finance, field experience in sport administration (internships), and facility and event management.
•Perform academic advising for intellectually, culturally, and experientially diverse undergraduate students in the department’s major and specializations (exercise and sport science general track, sport administration, and fitness professional).
•Perform career advising of sport administration majors with an emphasis on connecting students with industry professionals.
•Assist student-run Sport Administration Club with programming and advising.
•Help foster the climate of inclusion and equity outlined by the mission of the Department and University.
•Participate in departmental and university service and governance functions.
•Perform other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.

Educational Requirements:

•A Master’s degree in Sport Administration or related discipline is required with an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, JD) in Sport Administration or related field preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:

•Demonstrated collegiate-level teaching experience and supervision of interns is preferred.
•Extensive experience and/or relationships within the sport industry is/are preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

The application should include: a letter of application, a teaching statement highlighting the candidate’s teaching and mentoring philosophies, and curriculum vitae. The application materials should reflect the candidate’s commitment to the Department’s goal of establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of three professional references who may be contacted by email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.

For additional information regarding this position, please contact Nels Popp, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time