Assistant Professor - Sport Management

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Posting #:F 28/2012
Posted:Sep 28, 2012
Employment Status:Probationary Tenure Track
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Department:Sport Management
Salary Scale:
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Job Summary

The Department of Sport Management at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure track position to commence July 1, 2013, at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, and conduct research in their area of sport management expertise.


The candidate must have a completed doctorate in sport management or a related discipline. Candidates should demonstrate research (i.e., scholarly publication record) and teaching competency in one or more of the following areas: Economics, Finance, International Relations/Development, Law, Marketing (including Sponsorship and Consumer Behaviour), Organizational Behaviour (including Human Relations and Leadership), Organization Theory (including strategy, entrepreneurship/innovation), Policy.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available online at: . Please include the completed form with the application.


The Department of Sport Management is one of 5 departments in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. It is home to 11 faculty and 3 staff members, with enrollments of approximately 450 majors in undergraduate (BSM), Masterís, and PhD studies.

Brock University is located in St. Catharines, within the scenic Niagara Peninsula and is a 30 minute drive to New York State and a one-hour drive to Toronto. St. Catharines, with a population of approximately 130,000 people sits within the Niagara wine region and is accessible to a dynamic market of professional and amateur sport. A stable manufacturing base, in addition to expanding sectors such as wine-making and tourism, provides for a dynamic, high growth area with an exceptional range of professional and recreational opportunities. More information on Brock University and the Department of Sport Management can be found on the university website Also, information about the city of St. Catharines can be found on the cityís website

Please submit your application and curriculum vitae by November 30th, 2012, along with a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence from teaching evaluation(s) (if available), a sample of scholarly publications, and names of three referees in addition to your Self-Identification Form (if appropriate, found online at

Dr. Kirsty Spence, Chair
Department of Sport Management
E-mail (preferred):
Postal: Department of Sport Management
Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA L2S 3A1
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext 5027

Reference letters will be requested from those candidates who are shortlisted for further consideration. The availability of this position is subject to final budgetary approval.