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Visiting Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences

Campus: Stockton
Department: Department of Health, Exercise & Sports Sciences
Posting Number: F00136
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 03/12/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes


Position Description
The Department of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) with a start date in August, 2018.

The successful candidate will be the primary instructor in the physical education teacher education program. Standard visiting teaching loads consist of six courses per year. The position will include supervision of student teaching and leadership of Tiger P.R.I.D.E., an after-school physical activity program for high-need youth in local elementary schools. The position requires advising, University service, departmental representation and the maintenance of a research agenda in the field.

Basic Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a master's degree, while a doctorate (or ABD) in physical education, exercise science, kinesiology, or related field is preferred at the time of appointment. The candidate must have the ability to teach undergraduate courses in Motor Learning, Assessment and Evaluation, Instructional Strategies and Methods, Secondary Physical Education and/or Elementary Physical Education and other possible related classes. Strong preference will be given to candidates with evidence of successful K-12 teaching and knowledge of California credentialing standards. Experience working with diverse student populations and participation in professional organizations are also desired. We are particularly interested in candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Additional Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Special Instructions
Applicants are required to upload the following documents to their online application:
1.Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover letter
3.Teaching philosophy
4.Unofficial Transcripts
Additionally, please provide the contact information including phone number and e-mail addresses for three professional references. These references will receive instructions/link for uploading a letter of reference/recommendation.

Contact Information
Contact Department Co-Chair, Melissa Davies, Ph.D., with any questions.

Contact Email: [email protected]
Reference Letter Information
Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting?Yes
Minimum Number of References3
Maximum Number of References3
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.

To apply, visit: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/11714

AA/EEO Policy Statement
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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Posted: 4/5/2018
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