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Management and Leadership Programs: Teaching Assistant Professor in Sports Management

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Teaching Assistant Professor
  • Job ID: #20762
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Management and Leadership Programs: Teaching Assistant Professor in Sports Management

POSITIONA Teaching Assistant Professor position is available in the Department of Management and Leadership Programs in the College of Business. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in Sports Management who is committed to teaching excellence. This position is non-Tenure-Track, carries an initial one-year appointment and is expected to continue beginning with the 2024/2025 academic year, beginning August 19, 2024. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMasters in Sports Management or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution is required. Significant experience in Sports Management or related field is required. Desired area of specialty is in sports management (with interests in teaching sports management, sports marketing, or other courses in the area of sports business). 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least five years of experience in the sports industry, evidence of successful university teaching, ability to build relationships in the sports industry, as well as a demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity and cultural and global awareness of students, faculty, and staff are all considered an asset.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESWe are looking for an individual who has a desire to be involved in building our Sports Management program. Teaching responsibilities would be in courses such as Sports Management, Sports Marketing, and other courses as needed. The position will also be responsible for developing internships and other relationships in the sports industry to help provide our students with opportunities in the field of sports. 

Applicants will be expected to teach courses as assigned in the Department of Management and Leadership Programs, participate in professional development activities, provide academic advising to students as assigned, engage in service to the university and community, and participate in department, college, and university committee work. Teaching responsibilities may involve classroom, online, and/or hybrid delivery in both the undergraduate and at the MBA level.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Management and Leadership Programs is a vibrant and cohesive group of teachers and scholars, dedicated to excellence in teaching and remaining current in their fields through scholarly activity and professional development.  The department offers five majors:  Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, and International Business. The department serves over 500 undergraduate majors, and helps support the Universities of Wisconsin Consortium online MBA program. The department is housed in UW - Eau Claire's AACSB accredited College of Business.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Website: You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Management and Leadership Programs: Teaching Assistant Professor in Sports Management position (Job ID # 20762) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Teaching evaluations if available

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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 31, 2024. However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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