Priority review of applications will begin November 2, 2018. Position open until filled.
The Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration at California State University, Sacramento, is seeking applications for a probationary, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Recreation and Park Management with a specialty in Outdoor Recreation/Experiential Education. This appointment is to begin fall 2019.
Education: Ph.D. (or comparable degree). At a minimum, an applicant must have at least one degree in Recreation, or a closely related field. Individuals who are verified ABD at the time of application, will be considered. Evidence must be given that the degree will be finished within one year of appointment.
Additional Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate teaching experience related to the subject matter. Applicants should show evidence of having the equivalent of at least two years full-time experience (or the equivalent in part-time employment) working in outdoor recreation and education or a closely related field within the last ten years. (A candidate with less industry experience may be considered if the applicant can show evidence of extensive teaching, student advising, and course development in the area of recreation management.) A strong academic background in at least one area of outdoor recreation/education is required.
Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com/. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.
Candidates must include the following attachments with the application:
Cover letter (that can include a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests)
Current curriculum vita/resume
Recent professional references (3 - 5): names and contact information
Unofficial transcripts attesting to highest degree earned and all degrees relevant to the subject matter of the position being applied for
A scholarly writing sample (need not have been published), relevant to areas of teaching
Equal Employment Opportunity California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
About CSU Sacramento / Dept. of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
The Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration in the College of Health and Human Services offers a BS and MS in Recreation Administration, with multiple program areas of focus for students. Approximately 430 majors are enrolled in our undergraduate program which is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT). We are a growing faculty and are committed to innovative teaching, quality research, and providing valuable service to the community. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join us next year in a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Recreation and Park Management, with a specialty in the area of Outdoor Recreation and Experiential Education.
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