Assistant Professor, Pedagogy, K-12 Health and Physical Education (tenure track)

Ewing, Mercer County / Trenton, Mercer County
Aug 29, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is committed to providing exemplary education for Health and Physical Education teachers and professionals in Health and Exercise Sciences. Candidates are invited to apply for a tenure track pedagogy position for preparing K-12 Health and Physical Education teachers beginning August, 2014.


The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, service, and advising. Specific responsibilities may include teaching a variety of health and physical education content and pedagogical courses including individual, dual, and team sports, secondary methods of HPE, comprehensive school health, adapted physical education, and supervision of field experiences. Additional assignments may include the supervision of student teachers or coordination of undergraduate HPE courses. The typical teaching load is three courses per semester, along with advising. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research agenda in health or physical education pedagogy or related areas, be committed to engaging undergraduate students in research and be prepared to pursue internal and external funding opportunities.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. or doctorate equivalent in physical and health education or related field. Strong candidates will have experience in secondary health and physical education. Preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience, K-12 teaching experience, or other expertise working in school settings.


The College of New Jersey is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. The College, located in suburban Ewing Township, NJ, only five miles from Trenton and an hour from New York and Philadelphia, enrolls approximately 5,800 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. For more information about The College, see our website at

Contact Information

Submit letter of application along with vita, official transcript, and a list of three recent professional references to Dr. Anne Farrell, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, P.O. Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 30, 2014 will receive full consideration. Electronic submission welcomed at


To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.


Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.