Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor (Sport Management)
Heath, Physical Education and Recreation
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Open Until filled


The Hampton University Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation invites nominations and applications for a full-time, 9-month faculty position in Sport Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2017.

 Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation offers nationally recognized professional preparation programs for majors and a physical activity program for non-majors to fulfill the general education requirement for physical education. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in: Physical Education with teacher endorsement in Health and Physical Education at the PreK-12 levels, Recreation and Tourism Management, Sport Management, and Kinesiology. The department’s graduate program includes a Master of Science in Sport Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the professional core (intro to sport management, sport marketing, sport law, sport finance, facility management), and service classes; advise students, supervise interns; assist in the coordination of the sport management major; conduct and publish quality research, establish private and public funding sources.


Earned doctorate in Sport Administration/ Sport Management or related field. Active membership in appropriate state and national professional societies; experience or potential in grant writing and potential for scholarly productivity required; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and service; experience in use of technology and course management systems in course delivery.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to ralph.charlton@hamptonu.edu or mailed to:


Dr. Ralph Charlton


Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation


Hampton University


Holland Hall, Room 134


Hampton, VA 23668



*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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