Assistant Teaching Professor of Kinesiology

Oct 09, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Teaching Professor of Kinesiology

Penn State Harrisburg's School of Behavioral Sciences and Education invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Kinesiology. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health and Human Performance, or related field, by August 2020. Special consideration will be given to candidates with an academic emphasis in the History and Philosophy of Sport and Exercise. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in history, philosophy, culture and ethics of sport and exercise science; advise students; and provide service to the University and profession. Teaching load is typically eight courses per academic year, and teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening, and/or weekend classes as needed. Teaching is the primary emphasis of this position; however, research opportunities are available and encouraged. Penn State Harrisburg, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students, is located in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The College is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. The College offers students the opportunity to earn baccalaureate degrees in thirty academic majors. As a graduate center, the College offers twenty-two master's degrees and three doctoral degree programs. The College is located near the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, which facilitates collaborative research opportunities. To learn more about the College and the School, visit or Penn State Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, samples of recent scholarly activities, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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