Lecturer (Sport Leadership and Administration)

Job Details

Job no: 512929
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Counseling & School Psychology
Pay Grade: 01
Date opened: 03 Feb 2022 Eastern Standard Time
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The Sport Leadership and Administration program at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time non-tenure-track Lecturer (one-year appointment, renewable) to join the Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, beginning September 1, 2022. Responsibilities include: (1) teach undergraduate-level courses; (2) advise undergraduate students; (3) assist in the recruitment and selection of new students; and (4) provide service to university, college, and departmental committees, and to professional associations. The successful candidate will work closely with the Internship Coordinator for the Sport Leadership and Administration program. Full-time Non-Tenure Track faculty teach 12-credits every fall and spring semester.

Requirements: Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related field (including, but not limited to, sport leadership, sport psychology, exercise science) and evidence of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate would join a department whose mission is to promote social and racial justice in diverse communities. Candidates with higher education experience in teaching in a sport leadership, administration, or management program are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department: The Sport Leadership and Administration Program is housed in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology within the College of Education and Human Development (http://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd). The Department includes 25 full-time faculty and serves undergraduate and graduate students. Our long-standing commitment to diversity is evident in the curriculum we offer and the scholarship we encourage. For information on our department and degree programs, visit our website at http://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd/counseling.

The University of Massachusetts Boston (www.umb.edu) is the only public research university in the Greater Boston area, providing a superior education at a moderate cost at our beautiful harborside campus. UMass Boston serves a diverse student population and is committed to becoming a leading anti-racist and health-promoting public research university. UMass Boston has a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. For more information, please visit www.umb.edu. UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.

Application Instructions: Candidates should include a letter of teaching interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and supervisory philosophy, sample syllabus, and contact information for three letters of reference. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status including booster. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

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