HES - Instructor for Sport Management, Dept. of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management - 520985
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 520985
Department/Organization 217703 - Sport Hospitality
Position Summary The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a full-time instructor position in Sport Management beginning in the Fall 2024 semester.
Detailed Position Information The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a full-time instructor position in Sport Management beginning in the Fall 2024 semester. The Department name is in the process of being changed to reflect our new program. The Department is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama. We have recently launched our Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree program in Fall 2023 after having a long history offering sport education. The new program is one of the fastest growing degree programs at the University.
The University of Alabama is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and service, and has one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. The University of Alabama is in vibrant Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000, with a warm and sunny climate. The University and the Department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive learning and work environment for our students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities: Teaching and service to articulate the mission of The University including: • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as appropriate. Examples of courses that the candidate may teach include, but are not limited to, the following: Introduction to the Sport Industry, Sports Governance, Event Leadership, Financial Issues in Sport, Sport Tourism, Sport Marketing and Promotion. • Recruit and mentor students. • Academic advising for undergraduate and graduate students as appropriate. • Serve on Departmental, College, and University committees.
Minimum Qualifications Applicants should have a strong background, training, and expertise in sport management. • Master’s or terminal degree in Sport Management or related field is required. • Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level. • Minimum 2 years relevant industry experience is strongly preferred.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application • Applications must include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of graduate coursework, teaching philosophy (1 page), and a list of three professional references with contact information. • For further information contact: Dr. Dylan Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Division/College/School At the College of Human Environmental Sciences, we empower students to bring about positive change in the world. Our faculty conduct advanced research, provide outreach and prepare a new generation of professionals with a shared goal of improving lives.
CHES brings together a wide range of disciplines which focus on the interaction between individuals, families and the environment. Five distinct departments cover a multitude of human science programs that help individuals across the lifespan improve their mental, physical and financial well-being. We touch people’s lives in the home, at school, in the workplace, at the dinner table, on the athletic field, and in a myriad of other arenas.
About the University The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
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About Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
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