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Assistant Professor - HHPR

E-appoint Tracking Number: HHPR005998S

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The Health, Human Performance and Recreation Department of Pittsburg State University invites applications for a tenure-track (9 month) Assistant Professor position. Applicants must possess or be pursuing a terminal degree and have K-12 Physical Education teaching experience. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and also have the ability and desire to develop a scholarly research program that actively involves graduate and undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include courses required for a B.S. in Education degree such as Motor Development, Physical Education methods, graduate courses, with the possibility of others within the HHPR Department. Additional expectations include advising students, active involvement in professional organizations, service to the college and community, and commitment to student success.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D./Ed.D. (in-progress) in Physical Education or closely related field, K-12 Physical Education teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D./Ed.D. in Physical Education or closely related field, K-12 Physical Education teaching experience, ability to teach dance and First Aid/CPR certification.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Competitive

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 03/03/14

Application Instructions:

Department Description:   The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) provides both undergraduate and graduate programs for students from the four-state region of southeast Kansas, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The department has over 400 majors, offers undergraduate degrees in Recreation, Physical Education and Exercise Science, a graduate degree in HHPR, and has eleven full-time faculty members.   

For more information see the Health, Human Performance, & Recreation Department web page at: http://www.pittstate.edu/college/education/health/ 

Additional Information:  Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,000 students annually.  The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology.  For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu

Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents.  Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east.  Air Travel is through Joplin Regional Airport, NW Arkansas Regional Airport, or Springfield Airport.  For more information see: http://www.pittks.org 

Apply online at:  HHPRSearch@pittstate.edu

Please attach 1) a letter of application describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; 2) vita and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 3) three letters of recommendation, and three additional references with names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.  This position is contingent upon funding.  Only completed on-line faculty profiles with attached documents will be considered for this position.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/office/police/docs/ASR2011.pdf

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.