JOB: Assistant / Associate Professor California State University, Northridge





Northridge, California 91330


Department: Kinesiology

Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Area: Sport Studies


Effective Date of Appointment: 2015 – 2016 AY (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary: Dependent upon qualifications



Applicants must possess a doctorate in Kinesiology or related field of study. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate before the time of appointment. Desired qualifications include: 1) academic emphasis and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas of sport studies: sport history, sport philosophy, sport psychology, and/or sport sociology; 2) evidence of successful teaching experience at the college or university level; 3) evidence of research ability and ongoing scholarly productivity. Applicants should possess a broad and balanced view of the discipline of Kinesiology, valuing equally the biological, socio-cultural, and aesthetic knowledge of human movement across the life span. Evidence of on-going research activity and potential to secure external funding to support research and publication is desired. Applicants must demonstrate ability to effectively work with a diverse student population. Experience with online teaching and instructional technology is highly desirable.



Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in at least one of the following areas of sport studies: sport history, sport philosophy, sport psychology, and/or sport sociology; secondary teaching responsibilities may include other closely related courses offered within the department. The typical teaching load is 12 units per semester. Faculty have additional responsibilities such as: student advisement; supervision of graduate research projects; maintaining an active program of scholarly research and publication; service on department, college, and university committees as appropriate. The successful candidate should conduct publishable research and attempt to secure external funding to support research and scholarly activities. The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, evenings, weekends and possibly on-line. The successful candidate will work closely with other sport studies faculty in the department.


Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin October 21, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.