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Lecturer in Physical Education

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023

Position Title
Lecturer in Physical Education

Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Position Number

Recreation Mgmt and Phys Ed (RMPE) - 273250

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications include a master’s degree in physical education (or arelated field) and deep knowledge of physical education teaching principles.

Additional qualifications include:
1. The ability to teach a wide variety of collegiate physical education activity courses.
2. The ability to supervise physical education student teachers.
3. A demonstrated commitment to collegiality and student success.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

The Department of Recreation Management & Physical Education ( RMPE ) is committed to providing students with a wide variety of physical education activity courses. The Department seeks someone with a broad range of teaching experience.

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The RMPE department is comprised of Recreation Management, Health, Physical Education, & Coaching, and Physical Education Activity programs. The Physical Education Activity ( PEA ) program offers a wide variety of activity courses to meet students’ interests as part of Appalachian’s General Education program. For more information about the RMPE department and PEA program visit:

Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences ( BCHS ) is transforming the health and quality of life for the communities it serves through inclusive practices, interprofessional collaboration and innovation in teaching, scholarship, service, and clinical outreach. BCHS supports almost 3,400 students in nine undergraduate degree programs and seven graduate degree programs, organized into six departments: Nursing; Nutrition and Health Care Management; Public Health and Exercise Science; Recreation Management and Physical Education; Rehabilitation Sciences; and Social Work. The academic programs are located in the Holmes Convocation Center on main campus in the Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, a state-of-the-art, 203,000 square footfacility that is the cornerstone of the Wellness District. In addition, the college supports the Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services and has collaborative partnerships with the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program, the Appalachian Regional Health System and numerous other health agencies. Learn more at

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching physical education activity courses, supervision of on-campus, field-based, student teaching experiences, and participation in university and professional service.

Candidates should have the ability to teach a wide variety of collegiate physical education activity courses. Secondary duties include the opportunity to teach physical education teacher education major courses.

Physical Demands of Position

Typical classroom that may include online, hybrid and/or on-campus educational environments at the University.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
N/A - ABD is not applicable for this position. See Minimum Qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:

1. A cover letter addressing the position description, qualifications, knowledge, and experience.
2. A curriculum vitae.
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. A list of three (minimum) professional references including name, current position, email, and phone number.
5. Unofficial copies of all transcripts.Finalists invited for campus interviews must submit official transcripts prior to the campus interview.

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  • Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
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    Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
    Office of Human Resources
    330 University Hall Dr.
    Boone, NC 28608
    (828) 262-3187
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    Office of Access & Equity
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    Boone, NC 28608


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