Professor in the Practice of Sport Management

Rice University – Houston, TX

Position Information

Position Title Professor in the Practice of Sport Management Dept Contact Information

Department Sport Management Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Sport Management is now accepting applications for a Professor in the Practice to assist in further developing a premier undergraduate Sport Management department at one of the nations most respected universities.

From Rices Faculty Handbook: The Professor in the Practice rank is intended to foster excellence in teaching and mentoring by putting students in contact with persons who, by virtue of their credentials and experience (often outside academia), bring a distinctive insight.

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant sport industry experience to qualify for the Professor in the Practice title. Candidates who do not meet the 10-year requirement for the title of Professor in the Practice will be considered with the title of Lecturer.

Applicants must be highly motivated and have outstanding teaching ability. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a variety of Sport Management courses.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for multi-year appointments based on performance and teaching evaluations.

The position starts on July 1, 2019. The Fall semester begins August 26. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on Feb. 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

For information about the Department of Sport Management, go to www.sport.rice.edu.

Rice University, a private university with an undergraduate enrollment of 4,000 students, is located in Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city in the United States. In the U.S. News & World Report rankings, Rice University is tied at #16 with Cornell and just ahead of Notre Dame. This ranking places Rice University as one of the top 1% of universities in the United States (https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities).

Houston offers abundant opportunities to interact with our numerous sport organizations including six teams at the professional level (NBA, MLB, NFL, NWSL, MLS, XFL). Houston is also home to the PGAs Houston Open, the Insperity Invitational, the U.S. Clay Court Championships, the Texas Bowl, Copa Amrica Centenario, and the Houston Marathon. Since 2004, Houston has twice hosted the Super Bowl as well as the NCAA Final Four, the MLB All-Star Game, the NBA All-Star Game, and the World Series.

Rice is a premier university with an outstanding work environment. It offers an academic atmosphere and a beautiful wooded campus within one block of Houstons museum district. Rice has excellent employee benefits, competitive salaries and educational opportunities, as well as a truly congenial atmosphere.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Education Required Master s Degree Specify Concentration / Degree TypeApplicants should possess one or more of the following:
  • an earned doctorate (ABD considered)
  • a JD, MBA, MA, or MS
  • Education PreferredOther Required QualificationsOther Qualifications PreferredPhysical Demands

    This job posting is no longer available on OPTnation.
    Find similar jobs: on Job Search

    All Jobs in Houston, TX

    • Executive Medical Director/Professor

      Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Executive Medical Director/Professor

      Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Chairman/Professor

      Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Chairman/Professor

      Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Contact Representative (Customer Service Representative) (BLNGL-Englis

      U.S. Federal Government Houston, TX

      View Job
    • COORDINATOR, PATIENT SERVICES- (G10E) GYNECOLOGY/ RADIATION DAY/ EVENI

      MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Administrative Specialist

      Rice University Houston, TX

      View Job
    • RESEARCH ASSISTANT I, RADIATION ONCOLOGY COMPUTATIONAL LAB

      MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Assistant Professor in Accounting

      Rice University Houston, TX

      View Job
    • Inspector Trainee

      Core Laboratories Deer Park, TX

      View Job
    • Employee Benefits Marketing Assistant

      HUB International Houston, TX

      View Job

    Featured Articles

    How to Write a Resume That Will Help You to Get Jobs in USA?

    16 August 2018

    The biggest roadblock while searching for a job is getting your resume ready. Despite being only of a page or two in length a resume is the most powerful tool in the telling your professional history to your potential employers. Pr

    read more..

    SAP Testing Online Training For IT Developers

    28 April 2016

    SAP Testing is an integrated effort that requires skills and expertise of various resources like ABAP developers, SMEs, business analysts and functional configuration resources. It is a complex and esoteric module. It uses applications like SAP EP and R/3 for testing. It allows two paths: SIT (syste

    read more..

    STEM Jobs Definition and Stem Careers List in Demand for Students

    29 October 2018

    The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers account for over 6% of all U.S. jobs according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It is a fast growing and high paying area that is a great direction for new or graduating students to take as it of

    read more..

    OPT for International Students in USA : Work Authorization for F1 OPT students

    01 September 2015

    Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary work authorization given to F-1 students who have completed or have been pursuing degrees for one academic year and the work is directly related to the major area of study. OPT for international students is offer

    read more..

    Thanks For Your Feedback

    Attach A Resume First