1+ months

Sport Leadership – Assistant Special Title Series

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Sport Leadership – Assistant Special Title Series
Requisition Number FE03248
Working Title Assistant Professor of Sport Leadership
Department Name 8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D,. Ed.D., or equivalent in Sport Leadership/Management/Administration or
closely related field.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible, Special Title Series, Assistant Professor position in the Sport Leadership concentration area (Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent), effective August 15, 2023. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The university supports efforts to place dual career couples.

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP), housed in the College of Education, is comprised of 28 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs in the academic areas of exercise science, physical education, health promotion, and sport leadership. KHP serves as the academic focus for more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking degree programs in the department. One of the primary areas of focus at the master’s level is Sport Leadership. We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management.

This position is in the Special Title Series faculty category and requires the faculty member to teach 15-21 credits per year (graduate or undergraduate level) in the Sport Leadership concentration and contribute to the Graduate Certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management. The Assistant Professor will have the opportunity to serve on graduate student thesis and exam committees.

Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application at www.uky.edu/ukjobs.Applicants should include a detailed cover letter noting academic credentials, professional experience related to the responsibilities for this position, and a teaching statement that outlines how the candidate incorporates various diversity topics and elements into course curriculum, content, and operation (upload under Cover Letter); a curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita); copies of student evaluations of the candidate’s teaching (upload under Specific Request 1); and detailed contact information for three or more professional references that can speak to the applicant’s qualifications (references will be contacted for finalists only) (upload under Specific Request 2).
Transcripts will be required of all finalists for the position.

You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Randy Crist, Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion, 113 Seaton Building, 859-257-1098, randy.crist@uky.edu

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to teach Research Methods. Experience in online course development.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Successful teaching experience at the university graduate level.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-11-30 Expires: 2023-06-10

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