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Assistant Professor - 9 month appointment Physical Education Teacher Education - Missouri State University

State: Springfield, MO
Position: Assistant Professor-9 month appointment Physical Education Teacher Education
Deadline: October 12, 2018
Posted: September 24, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Teaching responsibilities in the Physical Education Teacher Education program; department/college/university and community service, scholarship related to discipline; undergraduate/graduate advisement; supervision of field experiences and/or student teaching; supervision of research projects or thesis, collaborate on external funding opportunities; courses may include the areas of methods of teaching physical education, history and philosophy of physical education/sport, introduction to physical education, physical activity courses, and health methods.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Applicant should possess: a doctorate degree (ABD considered) with focus in physical education teacher education; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information

Faculty Appointment Type: Tenure Track
Term (if applicable): 9 month
Begin Date of Appointment: 08/12/2019
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First date of consideration is October 12, 2018, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 5 professional references to the electronic employment application.

Contact Information

Department Head, Missouri State University

Employer Profile

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)