Instructor of Physical Education

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology & Design, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Title Instructor of Physical Education Rank Instructor Classification Title Term Position Summary
New Mexico Highlands University ( NMHU ) is seeking a candidate for a Term Instructor of Physical Education for Fall 2021 who is committed to making a difference in the lives of college students at an historic New Mexico University. This position will be assigned to the main campus in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach lower and upper level courses, advise students, develop curriculum, and direct practicum experiences, Courses could include physical education topics/pedagogy, special populations, kinesiology, physical activity, exercise science or other departmental courses based on applicant’s educational and teaching background. The incumbent is further expected to pursue scholarly activities and serve at the University, local, state, regional, and national levels. Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent in this position will have responsibilities in the area of teaching and advisement. Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to: a) teach physical education pedagogy courses for the undergraduate and/or graduate tracks, with possible teaching assignments in other related areas, b) hold office hours, c) advise students in courses. Minimum Qualifications
Education: must have a Masters degree in physical education or closely-related area. Ability to teach undergraduate courses Interest and commitment to work with diverse populations. Preferred Qualifications
Education: Terminal degree (doctorate) or ABD in physical education or closely-related area preferred. Ability to teach graduate courses preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of course content; ability to organize course material and deliver course content that takes into account student needs; can provide corrective feedback; has sufficient time to prepare for class and grade assignments; and ability using teaching technology preferably Bright Space. Work Location Las Vegas, NM Campus
Posting Number F223P Posting Open Date 07/01/2021 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include 1) A letter of application describing Teaching and research interests, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, 4) Evidence of teaching excellence, 5) Samples of syllabi. Online application must include names, phone numbers, and e‐mail addresses of three (3) professional references (familiar with applicants qualifications for the position). References will be contacted in conjunction with an on-campus interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Dr. Jay Lee at For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer. Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
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  3. Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  7. Samples of Syllabus
  8. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
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