Full-time Posted data:
158-NN - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career
Assistant Professor - Career
Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Washington State University is a major research university where teaching, research and service are all highly valued. The Kinesiology Program is housed within the Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology in the College of Education. WSU Kinesiology has two program areas, Kinesiology and Athletic Training. In addition to the undergraduate degree (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Masters in Athletic Training, there is a graduate degree (M.S.) in Kinesiology. WSU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Highest Research Activity Institution and has six campuses (Pullman, Everett, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Global). The Pullman campus is the primary campus and is located on the rural rolling hills of the Palouse region in eastern Washington state.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at email@example.com or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Summary of Duties:
The Kinesiology Program (located within the College of Education on the Pullman, WA campus) is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor (career track/non-tenure track) position, with a 9-month continuous appointment and possibility of summer employment. Applicants will be expected to teach approximately four courses each semester in two or more of the following content areas: motor learning, motor control, motor development, strength and conditioning, fitness, foundations of physics for sport and exercise, exercise physiology, or exercise prescription. In addition, they will be expected to provide service to the undergraduate program in kinesiology, college and university as appropriate. Additional opportunities, commensurate with experience, training, and interest include: coordinating the clinical experiences for the strength and conditioning minor, conducting research, and contributing to the graduate program in kinesiology. Finally, the Kinesiology program seeks candidates who can contribute to innovative teaching, and service activities integrating kinesiology into campus and community entities as appropriate. These may include athletics, recreation, fitness facilities, physical therapy or other health care clinics. The College of Education seeks applicants with a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies in a global environment. This position is expected to start on August 16, 2022.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in kinesiology or related field by the date of hire, or possess a master’s degree or equivalent degree in kinesiology or related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience. ABDs may apply but must earn the qualifying degree by the hire date. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to effectively teach undergraduate students and work collaboratively with other entities and individuals on and off campus.
Competitive candidates will have a strong record of teaching effectiveness and be able to teach a broad range of courses within kinesiology. In addition, practical experiences that illustrate the integration of content expertise and application either within or outside of the education context are desirable.
College of Education
Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Temporary. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Screening Begin Date:
Screening of applications will begin on January 17, 2022 and will remain ongoing until a successful applicant has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following required documents with their online application:
1. A letter of application that specifically addresses required and preferred qualifications in the position description, including evidence of effective teaching (e.g., student/peer evaluations, innovative teaching strategies, student outcomes, curriculum development). Please also include any relevant certifications and/or experiences collaborating with other entities within or outside of educational settings.
2. A statement of teaching philosophy, limited to 1 page, single spaced.
3. Curriculum vitae.
4. Names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references who may be contacted and can speak to the qualifications for this position.
For additional information, contact Lynn Buckley, Search Support Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org or Anne Cox, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.