Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
College of Education and Health Sciences
The department of Health and Sport Sciences in the College of
Education and Health Sciences is currently seeking a full-time
Faculty Tenure Track Position in Physical Education Program
starting fall 2022.
The Department is deeply committed to a community of excellence,
equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women,
underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual
minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the
diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate Physical Education Teacher
Education courses to a diverse student population in initial and
advanced teacher certification in areas such as physical education
pedagogy, elementary and secondary methods, social issues in
physical education and sports, health-related fitness, CSPAP, and
- Advise and mentor students.
- Provide service to school, university, and community.
- Establish or continue a research line within physical
education, physical activity, wellness, or a related field.
- Collaborate with the Chair and faculty of the Department of
Health and Sport Sciences for program administration and to develop
and implement dynamic curriculum and program enhancements.
- Aid in student recruitment and retention efforts in
collaboration with the University.
- Earned terminal degree in Physical Education or a related
field. ABD candidates will receive consideration.
- Experience with teacher certification, edTPA, student teaching,
professional organizations, student mentoring, and accreditation
are strongly preferred.
- Experience teaching pedagogy courses, health-related fitness
education, and/or integration of technology into teaching is
- A track record of scholarship and service should be
commensurate with rank.
- Academic experiences (teaching, scholarship and/or service)
with culturally diverse populations that enhance instruction of
teacher candidates regarding culturally responsive teaching
- Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable
working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community
- Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a current
CV, a statement on research, a teaching philosophy, and two letters
of reference. Research statement and teaching philosophy should
identify ways in which the candidate can fulfill needs within the
current program, but also the candidate will help the program grow
in new directions.
- To be considered, applications must be submitted through the
Adelphi website only. https://www.adelphi.edu/hr/open-positions/
- Review of applications will begin upon receipt of application
with the search continuing until the position is filled. Interviews
will begin January 2022.
- Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background
- Direct any inquiries to the chair of the search committee,
Professor, and Graduate Program Director, Paul Rukavina, Ph.D.
Phone: 516-877-4197, Email: Rukavina@adelphi.edu,
or Undergraduate Director, Kevin Mercier, Phone: 516-877-4269,
- Faculty position is subject to financial factors to be
determined by Board of Trustees at their May 2022 meeting.
Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally
ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university
dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes
with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to
support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional
liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with
particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and
Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health
and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World
Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational
university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main
campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson
Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers
students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs
in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With
powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than
115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of
students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from
top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community
that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the
Adelphi University is the premiere institution in Physical
Education Teaching Preparation on Long Island. The Physical
Education Program currently offers a BS in Physical Education and
an MS in Physical Education both with K-12 NYS certification. A
recently developed 4 + 1 program allows students to earn a BS in
Physical Education and an MA in Health Education in 5 years with
many health courses completed during the initial four-year period
and included in undergraduate tuition. Our Masters programs offers
specializations in Adapted Physical Education, Sport-Based Youth
Development, and Health, Physical Education, and Athletic
Leadership, and Inclusive Physical Activity and Sport. The programs
are housed in the department of Health and Sport Sciences in the
College of Education and Health Sciences. The department also
offers undergraduate programs in Exercise Science, Physical
Activity Studies, and Sport Management as well as graduate programs
in Community Health Promotion, Exercise Science, Health Education,
Nutrition, Physical Activity Studies, and Sport Management. These
academic programs prepare practitioners, administrators,
researchers and leaders within all relevant career fields https://www.adelphi.edu/education/
The College of Education and Health Science at Adelphi University,
home to the department of Health and Sport Sciences is one of the
paramount institutions in the preparation of practitioners and
leaders in education and allied human service fields. The
Department is committed to creating an accessible, supportive
environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity
and cultural competence as integral components of academic
excellence. For further information about the college and the
department, go to https://www.adelphi.edu/education/
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