Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor
Health, Physical Education and Recreation (Sport Management)
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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 nine (9) month faculty position in sport management at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is August 20, 2018.

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 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

Coordination of the sport administration graduate program – including recruiting, review of applications, collaborates with the graduate college on policies and processes related to the program; Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the professional core (intro to sport management, sport marketing, sport law, sport finance, facility management, sport sociology), and service classes/advise students for both academic and career related issues, supervise interns; 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 Dr. Ralph Charlton, Chairperson and emailed to the attention of Mrs. Barbara Jenkins, Secretary - barbara.jenkins@hamptonu.edu.


*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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