Job: Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University has a faculty position (9 month tenure-track assistant professor) to be filled for an August 2016 start. The position requires a doctorate in kinesiology with an emphasis in sport studies/management or a related discipline. The research specialty is open. Duties include: 1) conducting research, 2) teaching courses, 3) providing service (department, university, and profession), 4) mentoring and advising students, and 5) publishing in peer-reviewed venues. 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). Evaluation of applications will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter, current vita, contact information for three references, and recent research manuscripts via the HRM site ( For more information please contact Dr. Stanley P. Brown, Head, Department of Kinesiology ( Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a commitment to excellence in higher education teaching and service. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We’re not looking for a philosopher per se, but the advertisement does indicate that the research specialization is open. Although we’ll be considering all areas, I can guarantee any philosophy applicants will be taken seriously. The teaching load is 2/2.


Gregg Twietmeyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Mississippi State University

Department of Kinesiology

McCarthy Gymnasium – 233 B

Mississippi State, MS 39762

(662) 268-7533