Department: Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management
Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Sport Management
Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus-wide commitment to social justice. SCSU is an innovative, student-centric university, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston.
We invite applications for a 10-month full time fellowship position serving as a faculty member within the Department of Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management. Fellows will be hired for a 2-year appointment, beginning August 28, 2023, at the Assistant Professor rank and salary level. The position will include a reduced credit load and opportunities for professional development with teaching, research and service.
The Department of Recreation, Tourism & Sport Management at Southern Connecticut State University is part of the College of Health and Human Services where 24 different disciplines share values of interprofessional, experiential, and community-engaged teaching and learning. The Department has experienced increasing enrollments and offers undergraduate degrees in Sport Management, Recreation & Leisure Studies, and Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management. Additionally, the Department offers graduate degrees in Sport & Entertainment Management, Recreation Administration, and Recreation Therapy. The Department of Recreation, Tourism & Sport Management is located in the new 94,000 square foot Health and Human Services building.
Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities will be teaching core and elective undergraduate courses within the university’s Bachelor of Science Sport Management Program. Additional responsibilities may include supervising student internships; promoting and engaging in scholarly and programmatic activities that align with the Institute for Adapted Sport and Recreation: providing professional service to the department, school, university and profession; and advising undergraduate students.
- Earned doctorate or ABD in Sport Management or closely related field. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply and should make clear what progress they have made on their dissertation.
- Ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university.
- Cover letter expressing interests, experiences, accomplishments, and strengths related to the position;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement;
- Names and contact information (Phone and email) for three references.
Please submit the above materials electronically to the attention of the Department Chairperson at SPORTMGTsearch1@southernct.edu Review of candidates is ongoing and open until filled.
SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.