Assistant Professor in Sport Management
Texas Tech University
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Assistant Professor in Sport Management

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of one tenure-track position in sport management at the assistant professor level.

Websites: TTU’s website is and the department’s website is

Minimum Qualifications:
❖ An earned doctorate in sport management or a related area.
❖ Demonstrated expertise and a collaborative research and teaching focus in at least one, and preferably more than one, content area of sport management.
❖ Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred Qualifications:
❖ Demonstrated expertise and a research focus in finance and economics.
❖ Experience teaching sport management undergraduate courses.
❖ History of seeking external funding.
❖ Demonstrated potential for and commitment to participation in interdisciplinary collaborations.
❖ Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

❖ Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
❖ Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
❖ Seek and obtain external funding.
❖ Advise graduate students and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
❖ Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession.

Rank: Search is open to all qualified candidates at the assistant professor level.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on October 21, 2020 and continue until position is filled.

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at:
and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 21784BR when applying.

The Department: The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management offers a B.S. in Sport Management and M.S. in Sport Management. The department is housed in Kinesiology and Sport Management Building that includes six classrooms, a student computer lab, and faculty offices. The department enrolls over 350 undergraduate students in Sport Management and 40-50 master’s degree students in Sport Management. The department also has over 1,350 undergraduate and 40 graduate students earning a B.S. in Kinesiology and M.S. in Kinesiology respectively and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls approximately 40,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. Guided by its 2018-2025 Strategic Plan, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university. Texas Tech University recently surpassed the Hispanic undergraduate student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

For additional information regarding this position contact:
Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Texas Tech University
Box 43011
Lubbock, TX 79409-3011

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 21784BR

Contact Information
Angela Lumpkin
Texas Tech University
3204 Main street
Lubbock, 79409