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Assistant or Associate Professor

Employer
Mississippi State University
Location
Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Job Details



Position Function:

The Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Coaching is under the administrative supervision of the Head of the Department of Kinesiology. This is a tenure-track position. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching, research, and service.

Salary Grade : UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Mississippi State University Department of Kinesiology is housed within the College of Education and features numerous exceptional areas of study for graduate and undergraduate students. Undergraduate students can choose one of six concentrations: Clinical Exercise Physiology, Neuromechanics, Strength and Conditioning, Sport Administration, Physical Education and Coaching, and Physical Activity and Coaching. Graduate students at the Master's level can choose Sport Administration, Sport Pedagogy, Disability Studies, or Exercise Physiology (clinical exercise physiology or strength and conditioning). Ph.D. students can choose Exercise Science or Sport Studies (physical education, sport philosophy, sport communication, sport administration and marketing).

Area of Specialization:

Physical Education and Coaching

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Teach courses within the Physical Education and Coaching and Physical Activity and Coaching undergraduate concentrations and graduate courses in Sport Pedagogy
2) Mentor undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level students
3) Conduct a scholarly research agenda inclusive of grant writing and publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Kinesiology with an appropriate emphasis in Physical Education and Coaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Priority consideration will be given to applicants with the ability to teach methods courses in Physical Education and Coaching and with a research agenda in the following areas: Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, and/or Physical Activity and Wellness.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The applicant should have experience in Physical Education and Coaching and possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advise graduate and undergraduate students; to pursue an active program of research, publication, and grant writing; and to contribute to service within the department, college, university, and profession

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references to Dr. Brad Vickers (BVickers@colled.msstate.edu) at the following address: Department of Kinesiology, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 6186, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713 or ada@hrm.msstate.edu .

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