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Assistant Professor of Business (Sport Management)
Linfield University

Date Posted Apr. 6, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Business (Sport Management)
University Linfield University
McMinnville, OR, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2022
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sport Management

Linfield University, a comprehensive university that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites highly qualified applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business (Sport Management) beginning Fall 2022. The position will support the Sport Management major launched Fall 2018, and an existing Sport Management minor. Housed in the Department of Business, the Sport Management major and minor are interdisciplinary, with collaborating faculty and courses in multiple departments of the university. Applicants should desire to be part of a committed team of faculty which works together to deliver a high quality Sport Management education and experience to our students. Candidates need to demonstrate the ability to teach foundations of sport management and sport marketing, but be interested in teaching a variety of Sport Management courses across the curriculum including masters'-level courses. In addition to sport management, students in the Business Department complete majors in accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing, and minors in management and entrepreneurship. The Department of Business is guided by strategic plans at the university and department levels, and supported by a Business Advisory Council of alumni and business partners.

Required qualifications include: 1) Doctorate in sport management or a closely related field, 2) evidence of excellence in teaching, 3) demonstrated potential for success in scholarly professional achievement and department/college/university service, 4) ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small university setting and, 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Highly qualified candidates will also be able to demonstrate: 1) undergraduate teaching experience (highly desirable), 2) experience mentoring undergraduate students including first-generation students (desirable), 3) evidence of relevant sport industry experience (desirable), and 4) esports experience (desirable).

To apply complete the online application process at and attach the following as ONE complete file: 1) cover letter, 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 April 30, 2022 will receive full consideration.


In order to create the healthiest face-to-face learning environment possible, Linfield University is requiring that all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees should be fully vaccinated no later than two weeks prior to arriving on campus. To be fully vaccinated, employees will need to have the COVID-19 booster shot when eligible. Employees must submit their documentation at least seven days prior to arrival on campus. People who have tested positive for COVID-19 will still be required to show proof of vaccination. Linfield's COVID-19 vaccine policy, including requirements for compliance and exemptions, is available at


  • 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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Contact Information

  • Lisa Cummins
    Human Resources
    Linfield University
    McMinnville, OR 97128
  • 503-883-2764


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