Wilkes University
  • 19-Jan-2018 to 30-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Sidhu School MELSH
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sports Management in the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Sport Management and Hospitality Leadership (MELSH) of the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership. The Sidhu School's mission is to transform students through an empowering education in a mentoring environment that develops personal, professional, and leadership skills through scholarship, experiential learning, and community engagement. The Sidhu School emphasizes the growth of students as capable and authentic leaders through the development of their ability to make decisions based on sound values and informed by their cognitive and emotional intelligence.

The successful candidate for this position will teach courses in the area of sports management and other business courses supporting majors as needed; engage in scholarly activity; and offer service to the school, university, and regional and national communities. In addition, the faculty member will be responsible for mentoring traditional undergraduate students with an interest in Sports Management, and supervising/conducting related field research. The candidate should demonstrate authentic leadership and emotional intelligence; a strong understanding of learning and motivation; skills in the assessment, advising and mentoring of learners; and the ability to deal effectively with individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.

A Doctorate Degree in Sport Management or closely related field is required. ABD will be considered. Faculty members at Wilkes University carry a four-course load per semester, with research and service expectations. The ideal candidate will have prior teaching experience teaching at the college level, a demonstrated commitment to scholarly activity, and ability to develop sport industry relations. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Sidhu School is accredited by ACBSP and a candidate for AACSB accreditation.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references. Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2018, and continue until positions is filled.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.



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