Associate Professor / Professor of Sport Management

  • University College Dublin
  • 30th September 2019

Employer: University College Dublin
Reference: 011733
Contract: Full time, permanent
Salary: Associate Professor Salary Scale: 68,663 - 95,916, Professor Salary Scale: 84,638 - 112,271

Applications are invited for a permanent appointment as Associate Professor / Professor of Sport Management in the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. The person appointed will be expected to provide the academic vision, innovation, strategic leadership and management that will further develop a sustainable teaching, learning and research programme in Sport Management.

This is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary School. The post holder will enhance and expand undergraduate and graduate education, up to and including PhD level and will play a key role in the expansion of School blended and distance learning programme both nationally and internationally. S/he will lead and manage programme changes, expand PhD opportunities and identify and develop UCD and industry partners for teaching and research collaboration.

The successful applicant will have a distinguished international research record and a track record of securing research funding. The post holder will have relevant research and teaching interests and experience that will build upon the opportunities presented by the combination of subjects which comprise the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science and its associated research institutes. The role will involve the provision of research leadership including high quality scholarship and international publication, securing new research funding, and the supervision of research doctoral and students.

Applications from candidates across the spectrum of sport management would be welcome. For example, leadership, governance, marketing, strategy, human resources, event management, or finance.

University College Dublin (UCD) is a market leader for the study of sport, with sport related subjects at the University having attained a QS world (top 50) ranking in 2019 while the UCD MSc in sport management is ranked in the top 40 postgraduate programmes globally. The School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science is a research-intensive school with diverse teaching and research interests across the fields of public health, dietetics, food safety, physiotherapy, sport science and management, and occupational safety and health. The School is committed to the highest standards in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research supervision.

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 30th September 2019.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
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