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Assistant Professor, Recreation - Missouri State University

State: Springfield, MO
Position: Assistant Professor, Recreation
Deadline: May 28, 2021

Job Description / Duties

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the use of student school focused pedagogy in the classroom in order to engage students in the learning process and will join a unit that is dedicated to providing students with access to high impact practices aimed at increasing student retention, persistence, and success. Responsibilities include teaching in the areas of social/community recreation; outdoor recreations; leadership; recreational facilities; leadership; and supervision of practicums and internships. Additional responsibilities include advising undergraduate students and supporting graduate students in our MS in Kinesiology program, and service to the, college, university, and community.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicant should possess: a Doctorate degree with focus in recreation or closely related field (ABD considered); potential for or evidence of innovative, learner—centered pedagogy; ability to teaching courses in Recreation; the ability or potential to mentor and support our diverse student populations; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Contact Information

Dr. Sarah McCallister