Full Job Description
The Department of Health and Sport Studies at Wittenberg University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment. Candidates must provide evidence or potential for success in teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses within sport management and an athletic coaching curriculum, conducting research, coordinating student internships, and mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Sport Management and Athletic Coaching such as: introduction to sport management, ethics in sport, principles of coaching, athletic administration, and leadership in athletics among others in each program. In addition, candidates must demonstrate the ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, possess strong interpersonal skills, develop collegial relationships, and maintain a commitment to service and scholarship. Depending on the candidate's expertise and experience, there is potential for the successful candidate to serve as the Director for the Master's in Athletic Coaching program. The candidate will also be expected to actively involve undergraduate students in research and other engaged learning opportunities. University funding is available to support faculty research with students, travel to professional meetings, and other professional development.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or ABD) and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context. For further information about the position, contact Dr. Margaret Goodman, Chair, Department of Health and Sport Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-327-6480.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
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Departmental review of applications will begin January 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must apply online via our application portal; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail.
As part of the application process, please upload:
A cover letter addressing your experience and your motivation for teaching at a small liberal arts institution;
a curriculum vitae;
a teaching statement that includes upper-level courses you would be interested in teaching and your approach to those classes;
evidence of successful teaching;
a research statement that describes how you would meaningfully include undergraduate students in your research program;
a statement of your individual commitment to and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research, and;
unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon position offer)
In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Ms. Praacnaa Colestock (email@example.com).
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.