Temporary Instructor - Kinesiology, Nutrition and Recreation



Faculty Part-time/Adjunct Pool

Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Recreation

College of Education, Health and Human Studies



Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in any of, but not restricted to, the following areas:
    1. Athletic Training
    2. Health/Health Sciences
    3. Nutrition
    4. Pathophysiology
    5. Physical Education
    6. Public Health
    7. Recreation & Park Administration
    8. Sport Management
    9. Vitamin Metabolism


Required Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate or master’s degree in a closely related field to one of the primary areas listed above
  • Qualified to teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses
  • Pertinent professional experience
  • Strong interpersonal, written, oral communication and educational technology skills
  • Commitment to collegiality when interacting with others in the university community
  • Commitment to a diverse learning environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities


As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline:

Application Deadline: Positions are potentially available as of August 2021; with application files remaining available to the departmental search committee for future consideration.

Required Information: To apply to the faculty part-time/adjunct pool, e-mail the following items to Jason Wagganer ( jwagganer@semo.edu ):

  • Current curriculum vitae/résumé
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)

Additional Information:

Departmental Information: The Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Recreation is in the College of Education, Health and Human Studies and has 18 full-time faculty members who support and serve approximately 500 students. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Health Management: Exercise Science, Health Sciences (Allied Health, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy), Nutrition (Didactic Program in Dietetics, Nutrition & Wellness, & Nutritional Science options), Physical Education K-12, Recreation and Park Administration and Sport Management. Additionally, the department offers graduate degrees in Applied Nutrition, Athletic Training (to begin Summer 2023), and Higher Education Administration (Option: Sport Management). The department offers nationally accredited programs in Athletic Training (CAATE), Nutrition (ACEND), Physical Education (CAEP/NAPSE), Recreation and Park Administration (COARPT), and Sports Management (COSMA). Additional information on the department can be found at https://semo.edu/knr/

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, 9,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,050. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 78,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.