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Thursday, August 28, 2014
JOB: Mississippi State University Department of Kinesiology
Physical Education Pedagogy
Mississippi State University Department of Kinesiology is housed within the College of Education and features numerous exceptional areas of study for graduate and undergraduate students. Undergraduate students can choose one of four concentrations: Clinical Exercise Physiology, Health Fitness Studies, Sports Studies and Sport Pedagogy. Graduate Students can choose Sport Administration, Sport Pedagogy, or Exercise Physiology.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following areas: teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in sport pedagogy, supervising student teachers, advising graduate and undergraduate sport pedagogy students, pursuing an active program of research and service, and contributing to the Department of Kinesiology and College of Education to achieve common goals.
-Sport Pedagogy undergraduate and graduate curricula.
-Advisement of undergraduate and graduate students is a responsibility associated with this position. Maintaining an active research agenda and scholarly activity, including publication in peer-reviewed academic-professional journals, and submitting proposals for external funding, is expected.
-Service on departmental, college, and university committees is expected.
Doctorate in Kinesiology or a related field. Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should demonstrate potential to publish in national/international refereed journals, as well as secure external funding to support a recognized line of research. (ABD's may apply and will be considered at the instructor level until completion of the degree not to exceed one year).
Preference given to candidates who have a specialization in adapted physical activity. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate adapted physical education, tests and measurements, and select sport pedagogy methods courses. Preference will also be given to candidates with k-12 teaching experience, experience with TaskStream, and knowledge of and experience with NASPE/NCATE accreditation and standards.
The Assistant Professor should possess knowledge, skills, and abilities in physical education, with the ability to teach several different courses in the pedagogy program. The Assistant Professor will pursue an active program of research and scholarly activity as well as pursue external funding.
Applicants must apply online by completing the Personal Data Information Form found at www.jobs.msstate.edu and attaching a cover letter and Curriculum vitae which includes the names and complete contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applicants will begin Sept. 15, 2014 and continue until position is filled.