Linfield College, a comprehensive college that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in business (Sport Management) beginning fall, 2019. The position supports the newly launched Sport Management major and an existing Sport Management minor. Both the major and minor are interdisciplinary, with collaborating faculty and courses across multiple departments of the college. Duties include teaching courses on Linfield’s McMinnville campus, particularly foundations of sport management and sport marketing, along with other entry-level and upper-level sport management courses as determined by the department chair; building a record of scholarly professional achievement beyond teaching and service commitments; and fulfilling service responsibilities, including department and college service and student advising.
Qualifications include 1) doctorate in Sport Management or a closely related field; 2) evidence of excellence in teaching (undergraduate teaching experience highly desirable); 3) demonstrated potential for success in scholarly professional achievement and department/college service; 4) ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small college setting; and 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Desirable qualifications include experience mentoring undergraduate students, including first generation students, and evidence of relevant sport industry experience.
To apply complete the online application process at https://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and 4) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and college/university transcripts will be required prior to on-campus interview. Review of applications begins immediately, and applications received by October 19, 2018 will receive full consideration.
We Value Diversity: Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.
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