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Assistant Professor Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity - Missouri State University

State: Springfield, MO
Position: Assistant Professor Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity
Deadline: December 9, 2021

Job Description / Duties

We seek a candidate with a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and expertise in Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the use of student 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 sport psychology, ethics and diversity of sport, and social basis of sport. Additional responsibilities include activity courses related to fitness and supervision of internships, thesis, and research projects as well as advising undergraduate/graduate students and service to the school, college, university, and community.

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.
Additional Qualifications
Applicant should possess: Doctorate in Kinesiology (ABD considered) or closely related field; potential for or evidence of innovative, learner-centered pedagogy; ability to teach courses in Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity; the ability or potential to mentor and support our diverse student population; and possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Information

First date of consideration is November 29, 2021, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Official transcripts required at time of hire.
Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 5 professional references to the electronic employment application.

Contact Information

Dr. Sarah McCallister