Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Job description

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Kinesiology.  Courses taught will likely include Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology and a course in their research specialty as well as teaching departmental introductory courses. Occasionally, the successful candidate will also teach a first year seminar course in their area of interest.   A Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or a related field is desired. Candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching, an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration, and an interest in mentoring undergraduate students will be strongly preferred.  Candidates interested in developing a rigorous track for students interested in graduate programs are preferred.  A commitment to a student-centered approach to teaching and a multicultural perspective in teaching, research, and practice is required.  Candidates must be at least ABD to be considered.

Coe’s Kinesiology department includes 3 full-time faculty. The department has one of the largest number of graduating majors at the college.  We have a commitment to provide a quality education for those students who choose to specialize in Physical Education teaching, Fitness Development, Strength and Conditioning, and/or Health and Wellness.  Students can also choose a Business Administration- emphasis in Sports Management.

Coe College faculty actively engage in teaching, scholarship, and service.  Faculty are expected to teach three courses each semester, with the possibility of teaching during the May term.  Due to the rigor of the teaching load, Kinesiology faculty typically fulfill research expectations during the summer months.  Service to the College and surrounding communities takes place on an ongoing basis.  Applications should provide strong evidence of ongoing professional development.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation

The Coe College Kinesiology Department is committed to fostering a multicultural environment.  We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.  To describe how you might contribute to such an environment, please provide a statement of how you will promote the value of diversity through your teaching, research, or other contributions to the college or department.

 Review of applications will begin on Jan 15th.

Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education for students in a residential setting since 1851. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a metropolitan area of 267,000 people, providing a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Coe College is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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