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Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies - Assistant/Associate Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of research interests, samples of scholarly work, teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: https://jobs.odu.edu/. Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about this position, you can contact Dr. Eddie Hill, Search Committee Chair, at ehill@odu.edu or 757-683-4881.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies - Assistant/Associate Professor
Department HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCES
Position Number F0735A1
Job Description

Full-time tenure track position. Duties include teaching courses in the Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies (PRTS) program, developing and maintaining a nationally visible research program, and providing service to the university, college, department, profession and community.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

The successful applicant is expected to have a strong commitment to scholarship and research and the ability to employ effective teaching practices. Candidates must be able to teach in the PRTS professional core and in the Park and Recreation Management (PRM) and Tourism Management (TM ) concentration areas. The applicant must be able to supervise graduate (MS and PhD) student research and serve on committees. Candidates at the Assistant level must show potential to develop and maintain a nationally visible research program, including grant submission that is consistent with the research mission of the Department of Human Movement Sciences. Candidates at the Associate level must demonstrate substantial research accomplishments of peer-reviewed publications, a consistent record of peer-reviewed funding as a PI, current active competitive grants, and a strong and successful graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring record.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Doctoral degree in recreation, tourism, parks, leisure or related field.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include experience as a practitioner in the field of park, recreation and tourism management; ability to work collaboratively with community partners; and a commitment to honoring diversity in their teaching, research and service.

Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 07/25/2018
Application Review Date 10/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of research interests, samples of scholarly work, teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: https://jobs.odu.edu/. Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about this position, you can contact Dr. Eddie Hill, Search Committee Chair, at ehill@odu.edu or 757-683-4881.

Telework Friendly No
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Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample 1
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Contact Information for Professional References
  7. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document