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Requisition ID:  9438

Health & Kinesiology Continuing Lecturer

Job Summary

The Department of Health & Kinesiology at Purdue University seeks applicants for an academic-year (9-month) continuing lecturer position in the area of sport management to begin Fall 2021. Applicants must hold a masters degree in Sport Management or a related field and show evidence of success in teaching at the college level.  Experience developing sport management courses and working in the sport industry would be beneficial.  The successful applicant will develop and teach sport management undergraduate courses and contribute to departmental engagement/service activities as appropriate.


The Department of Health & Kinesiology is one of nine units in the College of Health & Human Sciences and is home to over 500 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students. Purdue is consistently ranked among the leading research institutions in the country and has the second largest international student population among U.S. public universities.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest describing his/her experience developing and teaching sport management coursework at the college level to:  https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=9438&company=purdueuniv&username=.  The candidate must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically (by the recommender) to Ms. Michelle Scott (mjscott@purdue.edu), 800 W. Stadium Ave., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907.  The position will be open until filled; review of applicants will begin February 24, 2021.


Purdue University’s Department of Health & Kinesiology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interest or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.  


Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana within easy driving distance of both Indianapolis and Chicago. Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 44,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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