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Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

Southern Methodist University 
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Lecturer, Sport Management
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

Southern Methodist University offers an exciting unique opportunity in the Applied Physiology and Sport Management program. Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in sport management, sports marketing or related area. Preference will be given to applicants with real-world experience in the sports industry, as well as a track record of teaching at the undergraduate level.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of four classes per semester including but not limited to: Contemporary Issues in Sport Management; Applied Sport Management Skills; Media and Public Relations in Sport; Sports Finance; Sports Marketing; Sales and Promotion; Sports Facilities and Event Management; Sports Law and Ethics/Society in Sport.  This lecturer position includes APSM undergraduate advising of general education curriculum and major degree program requirements. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in the oversight of undergraduate internship opportunities and projects with local and national sports organizations.  The candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills that promote strong collaborations in the sports industry throughout the United States.

Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is a non-tenure-track nine-month renewable contract lecturer position, No. 00053649, which begins fall semester 2015.          

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2015. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053649 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/26720. The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: https://secure.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to Susan Holland, Chair of SM Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact Susan Holland, Search Committee Chair, at slholland@smu.edu.


Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Lecturer, Sport Performance Leadership—Strength & Conditioning, Exercise Program Design
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University is seeking one full-time lecturer for an exciting and unique opportunity in the new Sport Performance Leadership concentration, within the Applied Physiology and Sport Management program (http://www.smu.edu/apsm). The position is non-tenured, Position No. 00053651, and begins fall semester 2015. While not required, special consideration will be given to candidates who hold a PhD or equivalent degree. Minimal qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Health/Human Performance, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Coaching or closely allied field of study. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, having broad experiences in coaching sport, as well as relevant certifications and/or teaching experience. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We have a strong interest in applicants with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, teaching and coaching experience, as well as primary expertise in strength and conditioning, exercise program design, and legal and ethical aspect of fitness and sport area. It is desirable for the applicant to have an ability to work synergistically with faculty colleagues. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester in the following Sport Performance Leadership disciplines: Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Program Design, Senior Project and/or Experiential Learning. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are also qualified to teach the following: Legal & Ethical Aspects of Fitness and Sport, and Technology and Sport. The candidate must have a desire to provide high quality undergraduate instruction and a willingness to play an integral role in the growth and development of the new concentration. The position includes advising students, and the candidate will work collaboratively with the Program Director to help further develop the new undergraduate major.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2015. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053651 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/26708. The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: https://secure.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to David Bertrand, Chair of SPL Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact David Bertrand, Search Committee Chair, at dbertrand@smu.edu


Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Lecturer, Sport Performance Leadership - Sport Psychology, Communication Skills Training
Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University is seeking one full-time lecturer for an exciting and unique opportunity in the new Sport Performance Leadership concentration, within the Applied Physiology and Sport Management program (http://www.smu.edu/apsm). The position is non-tenured, Position No.      00053650, and begins fall semester 2015. While not required, special consideration will be given to candidates who hold a PhD or equivalent degree. Minimal qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Health/Human Performance, Kinesiology, Sport Psychology, Coaching or closely allied field of study. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, having broad experiences in coaching sport, as well as relevant certifications and/or teaching experience. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We have a strong interest in applicants with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, teaching and coaching experience, as well as primary or secondary expertise in Communication Studies. It is desirable for the applicant to have an ability to work synergistically with faculty colleagues. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester in the following Sport Performance Leadership disciplines: Psychology of Sport, Communication Skills Training, Senior Project and/or Experiential Learning. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are also qualified to teach the following: Legal & Ethical Aspects of Fitness and Sport, and Technology and Sport. The candidate must have a desire to provide high quality undergraduate instruction and a willingness to play an integral role in the growth and development of the new concentration. The position includes advising students, and the candidate will work collaboratively with the Program Director to help further develop the new undergraduate major.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2015. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053650 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/26707. The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: https://secure.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to David Bertrand, Chair of SPL Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact David Bertrand, Search Committee Chair, at dbertrand@smu.edu.

Office of the Dean

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Department of Education Policy and Leadership

Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Open Rank Professor of Education Policy and Leadership — Higher Education
Department of Education Policy and Leadership


Southern Methodist University invites nominations and applications for an open-rank, tenure line position in its Department of Education Policy and Leadership. This position, which begins in the fall of 2015, offers candidates the opportunity to continue their program of research, while contributing to the ongoing development of an innovative, dynamic department. The department currently offers three Master’s degree programs, an Ed.D. in Higher Education (pending approval fall 2014) and a Ph.D. program. Visit our department website at: http://smu.edu/education/edleadership. Information about the school’s research-intensive Ph.D. program can be found at: http://www.smu.edu/Simmons/AreasOfStudy/Doctoral. 

Candidates should have a doctorate in higher education, organizational behavior, economics, political science, sociology, or in a related social science discipline; a strong record or the promise of scholarly productivity as evidenced through publications and presentations; evidence of success or strong potential in obtaining external funding; a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship of graduate students; and, a willingness to play an integral role in the growth of the department’s curriculum and outreach efforts. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to contribute positively to the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity. 

The selected candidate will teach graduate courses in our Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs, including the proposed Ed.D. program, as well as supervise and mentor students in completion of their coursework, fieldwork, and dissertations. In addition, the selected candidate will contribute to the design, development, and implementation of the mission and curriculum of the department, school, and university.

Essential Qualifications for the Position
• A research agenda situated around matters of policy, organizations, or leadership in higher education settings;
• Expertise that contributes to understanding of higher education systems, to include organizational behavior, finance and economics, public policy, college student success, and related areas;
• Evidence of the use of highly rigorous research methodology;
• A record or the promise of outstanding scholarly productivity;  
• A commitment to high quality instruction at the Masters and Doctoral levels

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/27377. The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications; 2) complete curriculum vitae; and, 3) two writing samples in the form of published articles or manuscripts submitted for publication. The department encourages candidates to highlight their efforts to address their commitment to diversity and/or qualifications to work with diverse students, faculty, and staff in the application materials.

For questions about the search submission process, please contact Ms. Julie Furnival, by email at jfurnival@smu.edu, or by mail at the Department Education Policy and Leadership, SMU, PO Box 750114, Dallas TX, 75275.  For questions about the department or the position, please contact Dr. Michael K. McLendon, Search Committee Chair, at mmclendon@smu.edu.  

To ensure full consideration for the position (#00053653), applicants should submit their application package by December 12, 2014. Candidates should reference the position number in all documents submitted for application. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of the employment decision after the position is filled. 

Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.


Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Associate/Full Professor of Education Policy and Leadership — K-12
Department of Education Policy and Leadership


Southern Methodist University invites nominations and applications for an opportunity to be part of the innovative and rapidly growing programs in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership. This position, which begins in the fall of 2015, offers an exciting and dynamic opportunity for an established scholar to contribute to the ongoing development of a new department, while developing his/her program of research. The department currently offers three Master’s degree programs, an Ed.D. in PK-12 Educational Leadership (pending approval fall 2014) and a Ph.D. emphasis in Education Policy and Leadership. Visit our department website at: http://smu.edu/education/edleadership.  

Candidates are expected to engage in scholarship focused on analyzing leadership and/or policy issues that affect student learning in K-12 settings. A successful applicant will bring an interdisciplinary perspective, skills, and abilities to examine moderating and mediating variables that affect student achievement, either directly or indirectly. We are seeking a colleague who will complement the faculty’s research by addressing questions that attempt to generate new knowledge about the role and effects of leadership and policy initiatives on student achievement. The applicant’s research should be grounded in a clear conceptual framework and his/her research methodology should align with rigorous multi-method research approaches to address complex problems and contextual effects.

Candidates must have a doctoral level degree in educational leadership, organizational theory, education policy, or a related area in the social sciences; a strong record of scholarly research as evidenced through publications and presentations; evidence of success in obtaining external funding; a desire to provide high quality graduate-level instruction to leaders in training; and a willingness to play an integral role in the growth of the department’s outreach efforts. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching graduate or undergraduate education courses, clear and active research agenda, leadership experience in education or related fields, a strategy for seeking external funding, a demonstrated commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds, and an ability to work with faculty colleagues.

The selected candidate will teach graduate courses in our Master’s and doctoral degree programs including the proposed Ed.D. program, as well as supervise and mentor students in completion of their coursework, fieldwork, and program requirements (including dissertation and applied dissertation). In addition, the selected candidate will contribute to the design, development, and implementation of the department, school, and university’s curriculum and mission. 
The selected candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda and provide service to his/her field. The candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills that will promote strong collaborations in research within the department and in the K-12 educational settings, preferably in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in connecting the Department of Education Policy and Leadership to an increasingly diverse and globally-connected community at the university and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Essential Qualifications for the Position
• An active research agenda based on analyzing leadership and/or organizational factors that affect student learning in K-12 educational settings
• Expertise in fields of study that contribute to understanding K-12 educational systems including organizational behavior, sociology, political science, economics, diversity and related fields
• Methodologies that include rigorous approaches in research and/or program evaluation 
• A record of outstanding scholarly productivity
• Experience in leadership positions within a department
• Evidence of success in obtaining external funding
• A desire to provide high quality graduate-level instruction across Masters and Doctoral level programs (Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs)

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: http://apply.interfolio.com/27378. The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) two writing samples in the form of published articles or manuscripts submitted for publication. A list of reference will be requested for all finalists. The department encourages candidates to highlight their efforts to address their commitment to diversity and/or qualifications to work with diverse students, faculty, and staff in the application materials.

For questions about the search submission process, please contact Julie Furnival; Department Education Policy and Leadership; SMU; PO Box 750114, Dallas TX, 75275; jfurnival@smu.edu. For questions about the department or the position, please contact Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Search Committee Chair, at lkgeller@smu.edu.  

To ensure full consideration for the position (#00053654), applicants should submit their application package by December 12, 2014. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of the employment decision after the position is filled.

Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.


About Southern Methodist University

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. The University is nonsectarian in its teaching and committed to academic freedom and open inquiry. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore SMU at http://www.smu.edu. Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations and Fortune 500 companies and over 100 corporations. Visit http://www.dallaschamber.org.

SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.


Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.