Position Details


Operating Title LECTURER IN SPORT STUDIES (Open Rank)
Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CHHS Kinesiology Department [UFKINE]
Summary of Position

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire is currently seeking applicants for a Lecturer position with Open Rank in the Sport Studies major (focus on Sport Communications) with a start date of August, 2018. Courses that may be taught by the candidate include, but are not limited to include: Sport Industry, Sport Media Relations, Sport Broadcasting and Communications, Sport Law and Public Policy. Additional courses may focus on sociocultural or historical aspects of sport. Undergraduate advising within the Sport Studies major will also be required. In addition to teaching and advising, this position includes service to the University and professional service in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0143FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (Ph.D., J.D., Ed.D.: ABD considered) in Sport Management, Sport Communications, Sport Law, Sport Studies, or a related area. Candidates should show evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to individuals who have significant experience in the sport industry.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28171
Percent Time Information (FTE) 100%
Faculty Information Renewable (Please specify below)
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify Open
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/17/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is the state’s public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. The University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit your materials including a letter of application indicating how qualifications and experiences fit the requirements of the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references via the following link (https://jobs.usnh.edu). For additional inquiries please contact:

Heather Barber, Ph.D.
Chair of Sport Studies’ Search Committee
Department of Kinesiology
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
(603) 862-2058

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents