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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - DePaul University

State: Chicago, IL
Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
Deadline: February 1, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Teacher Education at DePaul University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member for the 2023-2024 academic year to teach courses in their BS in Physical Education, BS in Exercise Science, BS in Exercise Science/Pre-PT, MED in Physical Education, and MS in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Leadership programs. Potentially in the MAT in Athletic Training.

Responsibilities would include:

-Teach courses in Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport/Fitness/Recreational Leadership programs.
-Teach courses for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
-Ability to teach face-to-face, fully online, and in hybrid format.
-Assist program faculty with student advising, program development, and program support as needed.
-Teach on a quarter system with a 3/3/3 load with a 2 course reduction for research (fall/winter/spring).

Qualifications / Required Skills

Doctorate degree in the general field of Kinesiology required and prior teaching experience at the K-12 or collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Online Teaching Experience
-Generalist willing to teach a variety of courses
-Credentials and experience in Athletic Training a plus as a program is currently being developed.

Additional Information

Applicants must submit:
-A current CV
-Cover Letter
-3 letters of recommendation
-Course evaluations from at least 2 courses taught within your current position

Contact Information

Dr. Anna Frank (

Employer Profile

DePaul is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working and teaching in a diverse learning environment.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service, and research in diverse learning communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine including the booster or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a medical or religious exemption, please email

Required Background Check:

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