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University of Illinois, three open-rank faculty positions

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  • Santos, Carla A
    Dear Colleagues, The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce THREE open-rank, nine-month,
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 7, 2013

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce THREE open-rank, nine-month, tenured/tenure-track faculty positions—one position in Tourism and two positions in Environmental Planning/Policy (see full announcements below and attached).  After hiring three new faculty this past year, we are excited about the opportunity to expand our faculty again this year.  Please share this information with anyone you feel may be interested.  We look forward to talking with folks interested in joining our department.

     

    Regards,

    Carla Santos and Cary McDonald     

     

     

     

     

    Open-Rank Faculty Position

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism

    College of Applied Health Sciences

     

    Position:  The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism at the University of Illinois invites applications for one open-rank, nine-month, tenured/tenure-track position in the area of tourism.

     

    Available: August 16, 2014

     

    Description: The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism seeks qualified faculty candidates in tourism.  We are particularly interested in candidates who can make linkages among tourism, recreation, and sport.  Preference will be given to applicants with an existing line of scholarly research and the ability to acquire external funding to support their research.

     

    Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctoral or terminal degree in an affiliated field at the time of appointment.

     

    Responsibilities: Responsibilities include conducting research in chosen area of expertise, advising and directing student research including theses and dissertations, instructing undergraduate and graduate courses, contributing to the Department's curriculum, seeking external funding for research efforts, serving on Department, College, and University committees and engaging in professional and public service activities.

     

    The Department: Faculty and staff of the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST) at the University of Illinois work to advance knowledge about the choices that people make for their discretionary time throughout the lifespan, including outcomes of those choices at personal, family, community, and institutional levels. RST faculty and staff apply their expertise to enhance the delivery of leisure services, recognizing that recreation, sport and tourism are synergistic elements of a unique and multifaceted industry. RST appreciates the significance of play, the contribution of arts, and the value of diversity. The research and engagement of RST foster healthy lifestyles, environmental stewardship and sustainability, effective management and marketing of organizations, and social and economic development of communities (see www.rst.illinois.edu for additional information).

     

    The Community: Champaign-Urbana combines natural Midwestern beauty with cultural resources typically found in larger metropolitan areas.  The community retains the charm, friendliness, safety and affordability of smaller communities.  The downtown areas provide vibrant public spaces with unique dining and entertainment options.  The community also offers a thriving arts and culture atmosphere as well as varsity and community sports. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy 80 parks within the two communities with easy access to three major forest preserves in Champaign County (see www.visitchampaigncounty.org for additional information)

     

    Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

     

    Closing Date: Screening of candidates will begin on November 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, CV, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.  Please include a statement of anticipated rank in your cover letter.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For assistance with the application/upload process, contact Karen Nichols at (217) 333-4410 or at klp68@....

     

    For additional information regarding the position contact the Search Committee Chair, Carla Santos at (217) 244-3874 or at csantos@....

     

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

     

     

     

    Two Open-Rank Faculty Positions

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism

    College of Applied Health Sciences

     

    Positions:  The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism invites applications for two open-rank, nine-month, tenured/tenure-track positions.

     

    Available: August 16, 2014

     

    Description: The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism seeks qualified faculty candidates in the environmental area.  Expertise in environmental planning and policy is highly desirable. We are particularly interested in candidates who can make linkages among recreation, sport and tourism.  Preference will be given to applicants with an existing line of scholarly research and the ability to acquire external funding to support their research.

     

    Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctoral or terminal degree in an affiliated field at the time of appointment.

     

    Responsibilities: Responsibilities include conducting research in chosen area of expertise, advising and directing student research including theses and dissertations, instructing undergraduate and graduate courses, contributing to the Department's curriculum, seeking external funding for research efforts, serving on Department, College, and University committees and engaging in professional and public service activities.

     

    The Department: Faculty and staff of the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST) at the University of Illinois work to advance knowledge about the choices that people make for their discretionary time throughout the lifespan, including outcomes of those choices at personal, family, community, and institutional levels. RST faculty and staff apply their expertise to enhance the delivery of leisure services, recognizing that recreation, sport and tourism are synergistic elements of a unique and multifaceted industry. RST appreciates the significance of play, the contribution of arts, and the value of diversity. The research and engagement of RST foster healthy lifestyles, environmental stewardship and sustainability, effective management and marketing of organizations, and social and economic development of communities (see www.rst.illinois.edu for additional information).

     

    The Community: Champaign-Urbana combines natural Midwestern beauty with cultural resources typically found in larger metropolitan areas.  The community retains the charm, friendliness, safety and affordability of smaller communities.  The downtown areas provide vibrant public spaces with unique dining and entertainment options.  The community also offers a thriving arts and culture atmosphere as well as varsity and community sports. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy 80 parks within the two communities with easy access to three major forest preserves in Champaign County (see www.visitchampaigncounty.org for additional information)

     

    Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

     

    Closing Date: Screening of candidates will begin on November 4, 2013 and will continue until positions are filled.  Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, CV, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.  Please include a statement of anticipated rank in your cover letter.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For assistance with the application/upload process, contact Karen Nichols at (217) 333-4410 or at klp68@.... For additional information regarding the positions, contact Cary McDonald at (217) 244-5817 or at carym@...

     

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

     

     

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