Lecturer in Sport and Recreation Management

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October 15, 2019

The University of Iowa’s Department of Health and Human Physiology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in Sport and Recreation Management for the academic year 2020-21, beginning August 19, 2020, renewable for a total of three years (2020-2023) and renewable thereafter in three-year increments.  Applications are sought from candidates with a demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching in two or more of the following areas:  sport analytics, sport and recreation communications and public relations, sport sales, sport and recreation marketing and promotion, sport business, sport and recreation event management, sport and recreation graduate capstone project course, or related subjects.  Duties of this position include teaching, service to the department and professional development.  Interested applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Sport and Recreation Management program, which offers B.S. and M.A. degrees, at the Department of Health and Human Physiology website: https://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/

In 2016, the University of Iowa adopted a new policy governing the rights and responsibilities of Instructional Faculty (non-tenure track), including the addition of promotion criteria and ranks.  For more information about The University of Iowa Instructional Faculty policy: https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments.  For more information on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences policy please see: https://clas.uiowa.edu/sites/default/files/CLAS%20Instructional%20Facult....

The Department of Health and Human Physiology and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Required

A master’s degree in sport management, recreation management, business administration or a related field of study is required in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications

A demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching in two or more of the following areas:  sport analytics, sport and recreation communications and public relations, sport sales, sport and recreation marketing and promotion, sport business, sport and recreation event management, sport and recreation graduate capstone project course, or related subjects at the college level. 

Desirable Qualifications

Professional experience in the sport or recreation industries.  A doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, JD) in a related field of study.

To apply for this position, visit The University of Iowa jobs website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition # 73813. Application must include 1) a letter of interest 2) full curriculum vitae 3) name and contact information for 3 references. Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Additional materials may be requested following an initial screening.