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Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor
West Virginia University Institute of Technology

  • Jan. 19, 2018
 
  • Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor
  • College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • West Virginia University Institute of Technology
    Beckley, WV
    United States
 
  • open until filled
  • Aug. 11, 2018
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sport Management
 
 
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West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a regional divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University (WVU) located in Southern West Virginia (Beckley), is currently inviting applications and nominations for a full-time Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management.

The Department of Sport Studies within the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to hire a Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor with the potential for renewal up to three years. The position is 9 months and benefits-eligible. The department offers two degree programs: BS degree in Athletic Coaching Education and BS degree in Sport Studies.

We are seeking an outstanding teacher to complement the faculty in the Department of Sport Studies. Primary responsibilities include teaching twelve undergraduate hours per semester, curriculum assessment, and similar activities. Examples of course responsibilities may include Technology in Sport Management, Leadership in Sport Management, Liability in Sport, Sport Governance and Sport Finance and Economics. Additional responsibilities include student advising and retention.

All college faculty are expected to demonstrate value to the profession and university through creative activity and professional development. The successful candidate will join a department with a student-centered philosophy and one that works closely with students. The department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of the campus and university. Participation in faculty service activities, including committee work, is expected. Additional responsibilities will be assigned according to the needs of the department.

Date of Appointment: August 2018

Deadline: Review of applications will begin February 26, 2018

Please apply at: http://hr.wvutech.edu/employment_opportunities

WVU Tech’s student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1 and the average class size is 17. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. More information about the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences may be found at: https://bhss.wvutech.edu

Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Sport Management or closely related field is required. A minimum of one year of teaching and/or professional experience on the collegiate level and experience with teaching Web courses are desirable.

Application Materials:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three (3) professional references with full contact information
  • One-page teaching philosophy statement
  • University transcripts
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
    Requirements: Background check

About WVU:
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


  • West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Kevin Lawhon
    Human Resources
    West Virginia University Institute of Technology
    410 Neville Street
    Beckley, WV 25801
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  • 304-929-1540
 

 

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