Open Rank - Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor

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Posting NumberPG190620EPInternal Recruitment NoWorking TitleOpen Rank - Lecturer or Teaching Assistant ProfessorAnticipated Hiring Range$40,000 - $52,000 (Commensurate with Experience)Work ScheduleTBDJob LocationRaleigh, NCDepartment Health and Exercise StudiesAbout the Department

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

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 teaching and scholarly or creative work.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) seeks applicants for three (3) full-time non-tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor for the Fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate will possess strong teaching and evaluation skills with an interest in physical fitness, wellness, and health. This position will teach an estimated eight credit hours per semester. There are opportunities for some disciplinary focus as well as overall fitness and wellness-related classes. Additional responsibilities will include equipment planning and procurement for areas of expertise, in addition to departmental and university committee participation. Candidates should also be willing to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction and experiential learning.

Successful/on-campus interviewees will be expected to submit 3 letters of reference.

Other Responsibilities

Teaching courses from the physical fitness/activity courses will be the main focus and other minor curriculum as scheduling allows. Presenting at multiple professional workshops, clinics, conferences, or conventions appropriate to the area of expertise during the appointment is expected at the Teaching Assistant Professor level.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience and Education

Requires doctor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Public Health, Health Education, or related field, a terminal degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience for Teaching Assistant Professor. Degree should be completed prior to August 2021.

Other Required Qualifications

Candidates must have expertise in teaching several of the following physical fitness/activity courses and/or Health minor courses such as Methods of Health Promotion and Health Planning and Programming.
Activity class examples include: fitness (aerobics, water aerobics, weight training, running), somatics (yoga, Pilates), team sports (ultimate frisbee, softball, flag football), racquet sports, gymnastics, aquatics (scuba, lifeguard training, swim instruction), dance (tap, jazz, and social), and adapted physical education.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Public Health, Health Education, 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.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)

Current First Aid and CPR/AED certification is required and must be maintained.

Valid NC Driver's License requiredNoCommercial Driver's License requiredNoJob Open Date08/25/2020Anticipated Close Date11/6/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful/on-campus interviewees will be expected to submit 3 letters of reference.

Position Number00000948Position TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)1.00Appointment9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse WeatherNon Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency EventsNon Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoDepartment ID248301 - Health and Exercise StudiesAA/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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] 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 equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HERC
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have a current CPR certification? If not, are you willing to attain the CPR certification as a condition of employment?
    • Yes. I have a current CPR certification
    • Yes. While I do not have a current CPR certification, I am willing to attain the certification as a condition of employment
    • No. I do not have a current CPR certification and I am not willing to attain the certification
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
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Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 11/6/2020
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