Instructor or Assistant Professor - Sport Management
Location: Cortland, New York
Internal Number: 7857
SUNY Cortland is currently accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank in the Sport Management Department beginning in fall 2024. Rank is dependent on terminal degree status.
SUNY Cortland offers the largest and oldest sport management program within the SUNY system. The department's mission is focused on creating experiential learning opportunities. High-impact learning opportunities include fieldwork, internships, study abroad, applied classes, and more. Students may choose from five concentrations (event management, media & I.T., sales, international sport, and intercollegiate sport) within the major.
A department that actively promotes equity, inclusion, diversity, and social justice, the SUNY Cortland Sport Management Department features a unique plethora of classes in areas such as ethics, social media, sport analytics, international sport management, entrepreneurship, sport tourism, streaming media production, disability and sport, ticket sales, video games, fantasy sports, eSports, and more. All students are required to work one semester with SUNY Cortland's Athletic Department and complete a full-time senior internship.
The Sport Management Department has approximately 420 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students. The Department runs an on-campus and fully online Master's program. Candidates are encouraged to review the Sport Management Department Website for further information.
Teach undergraduate and/or graduate sport management courses.
Teaching assignments will depend on department needs and the candidate's expertise and experience.
Typical classroom teaching responsibilities are nine or 12 contact hours per week for instructors and nine contact hours a week for assistant professors.
Engage in scholarly work and activities that involve undergraduates or graduate students as appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion in the SUNY Cortland Sport Management Department.
Advise and mentor undergraduate and/or graduate students in sport management.
Provide service to the department, School of Professional Studies, the University, SUNY, academia, and the community.
Master's degree in sport management or a related field.
Assistant Professor Rank
Terminal degree or Ph.D. or doctoral candidate who is all but dissertation (ABD) with degree conferral by August 2024 in sport management or related field.
Some classroom teaching experience.
Scholarly productivity with peer-reviewed publications or strong interest in future work.
The department seeks academic expertise and/or a minimum of at least five years work experience in event management, intercollegiate athletics, sales, sport economics, or information technology. Applicants with teaching, industry, or research experience in other areas will be considered.
SUNY Cortland is one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. The State University of New York is a quality public university that combines world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, and a truly diverse body of talented students to pursue its mission in every corner of the state: "to learn, to search, to serve."