Job: Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University, Department of Kinesiology, Assistant/Associate Professor (Sport Studies)

The Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State University is seeking applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position (Assistant/Associate Professor – Sport Studies) starting in August 2017. Applicants must have a research agenda in some aspect of sport studies (sport administration, physical education/coaching, etc). Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach courses in sport management and physical education/coaching. A doctorate in kinesiology with an emphasis in sport studies or a related area is required. ABD’s will be considered at the instructor level with the rank upgraded to assistant professor when all degree requirements are completed (no longer than a year from date of hire). To be considered for associate professor candidates must show a significant publication and teaching record. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses within the Division of Sport Studies and providing service to the department, university, and profession. The successful applicant is expected to mentor undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level students and conduct a scholarly research agenda inclusive of grant writing and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and level of appointment. Candidates must apply online at by completing a Personal Data Information Form and attaching the following documents: cover letter, transcripts, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and contact information of three additional persons to provide reference of qualifications. Committee Chairperson: Dr. Stanley Brown, Department of Kinesiology, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 6186, Mississippi State, MS 39762, 662-325-2963,

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