Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Number: 00000934
Primary Function of Organization Unit: Primary Function of Organizational Unit: North Carolina State University is a land-grant university and home to about 35,000 students and is situated in the piedmont region of North Carolina. The Department of Health and Exercise Studies is part of University College. The mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Studies is to educate a globally diverse NC State population regarding the benefits of living a healthy and physically active lifestyle by providing equal opportunities and professional preparation in sport, fitness, health, and recreation. The Department of Health and Exercise Studies offers a variety of both activity and lecture courses. The Department also provides five academic minors including Coaching Education, Health, Outdoor Leadership, Sports Science, and Dance. More information about the department can be found at https://hes.dasa.ncsu.edu Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State's commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and/or incorporating diverse perspectives in scholarly or creative work.
Essential Job Duties: The Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor for the upcoming Spring 2019 semester. The successful candidate will possess strong teaching and evaluation skills with an interest in physical fitness. This position will teach an estimated eight credit hours per semester with a focus on health and fitness related classes in the 100-level course offerings. Additional responsibilities will include equipment planning and procurement for areas of expertise, in addition to departmental and university committee participation.
Minimum Education/Experience: Requires master's degree in Physical Education, Recreation, or related field, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience for Lecturer. Degree must be completed prior to January 2019. Requires doctor's degree in Physical Education, Recreation, or related field, a terminal degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience for Teaching Assistant Professor. Degree must be completed prior to January 2019.
Department Required Skills: Candidates must have expertise in teaching several of the following health/fitness courses. Examples include: fitness (aerobics, water aerobics, weight training, running), somatics (yoga, Pilates), soccer, archery, ultimate frisbee, racquet sports, gymnastics, aquatics (scuba, lifeguard training, swim instruction), martial arts.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Doctorate in Physical Education, Recreation, or related field, or equivalent degree or equivalent. PMA Certified Teacher (or equivalent) or RYT 200 (or above) certifications are preferred. Experience teaching at the college or university level is preferred.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Current First Aid and CPR/AED certification is required and must be maintained.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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