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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Physical Education - DePaul University College of Education

State: Chicago, IL
Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Physical Education
Deadline: December 17, 2021

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Teacher Education at DePaul University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach courses in their BS in Physical Education, BS in Exercise Science, BS in Exercise Science/Pre-PT and MS in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Leadership programs.

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).

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.

Qualifications / Required Skills

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

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

Preferred, but not required, qualifications include:

-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

Application Instructions
All applicants are required to submit a C.V., Cover Letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and course evaluations from at least two courses taught within your current position.

Required COVID-19 Vaccination:

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

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

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Employer Profile

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.