Asst/Assoc Prof- Community Recreation, Sport and Camp Management

Clemson, Pickens County
Jun 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University is one of the largest of its type in North America, with 27 full-time faculty, 110 graduate students (Masters and Ph.D.) and 498 undergraduates. Clemson University is a selective, public, land-grant university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. It is located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The University is committed to world-class teaching, research and public service in the context of general education, student development and continuing education.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University announces the availability of a nine-month, tenure track position at the assistant/associate professor level in the area of Community Recreation, Sport and Camp Management (CRSCM).  Starting date will be August of 2015.

The successful candidate must have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the community recreation, sport and camp management emphasis area along with core curriculum courses in the department's innovative integrated core. In addition, the successful candidate will develop his or her own research agenda, seek external funding to support that agenda, supervise Master's and Doctoral student committees and participate in service to the University and the profession. In their letter of application, candidates should comment on how they see themselves contributing to the current focus of the emphasis area, and how they complement and can collaborate with faculty in the Department and the College of Health, Education and Human Development. We are especially interested in a scholar who can support the Department's existing and growing relationships with health organizations and/or sport and recreation agencies within the state and across the country.

Professional qualifications include:

-Earned doctorate in park and recreation or related field
-Evidence of ability to teach in CRSCM at the university level
-Evidence of being able to teach to the COAPRT standards for NRPA
-Evidence of experience or ability to teach online courses
-Establishing an innovative area of research related to CRSCM at the assistant professor rank
-Evidence of significant research and publication in the area of CRSCM at the associate professor rank
-Evidence of related experience in the field preferred but not required
-Associate Professor candidate must meet the departmental requirements for rank and tenure (available upon request)

Standard Hrs: 37.5;  Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.

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