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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Missouri Southern State University

State: Joplin, MO
Position: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Deadline: January 18, 2019
Posted: December 4, 2018

Job Description / Duties

Missouri Southern State University is currently seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology starting August 2019 in Joplin, MO. Qualified faculty will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in face-to-face, hybrid and online formats. Teaching responsibilities for the position include coursework in the sciences of applied biomechanics and/or physiology of exercise lecture and lab, research methods, all courses in the Health Promotion and Wellness degree program. Applicants should have relevant teaching experience. Other responsibilities include student advisement, candidate assessment in clinical field experiences/internships, collaboration with campus and community partners, active participation in department, school, university, and community service, as well as scholarly/creative activity related to Health Promotion and Wellness. The successful finalists will be asked to present a lesson to a college class.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Rank and tenure status are dependent on qualifications. A terminal degree in a related field is preferred, ABD and Master’s degree in a related discipline will be considered with a commitment to pursue/complete a doctorate. Successful teaching experience at the university level, the ability to work cooperatively as a faculty team member and willingness to invest in the use of current best practices and 21st century technology are critical.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, three professional references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Submit all applicant materials on our web site at A successful background check is required. E-Verify employer.

Contact Information

Submit all applicant materials on our web site at A successful background check is required. E-Verify employer.

Employer Profile

MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for approximately 6,000 students and provides its faculty and staff rewarding career and benefit opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective with opportunities for advancement. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and – perhaps most importantly – the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.