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Assistant Professor of the Practice of Education (Sports Science)

Russell Sage College
Job Location:
Troy, 12180
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About Russell Sage College:

Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs.

Aside from our generous benefits package, Russell Sage College offers its faculty and staff the opportunity to make a difference every day - in the lives of students and the future of our communities. 

Job Description:

The Department of Professional Education Programs of The Esteves School of Education at Russell Sage College invites applications for a full-time, professor of practice (non-tenure track) faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Education in Sport Science, effective for Academic Year 2024/2025.

The estimated base academic year salary for this position is $55,000, commensurate with experience.


The successful candidate will have an earned terminal degree (PhD, PsyD) in sport psychology or a related area (ABD may be considered based on degree completion timeline) and experience in coaching, mental performance, and sport. In addition, the successful candidate will advise program majors, provide service to the department and institution, and maintain scholarship.


In addition to the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have successful experience teaching in a variety of modalities, including in online asynchronous courses, professional experience and network that applies directly to the degree program (MS in Sport Science: Coaching and Mental Performance), and experience teaching in higher education. 

Candidates who bring a unique perspective to the department and/or Certified Mental Performance Consultant certification are encouraged to apply.

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