North Central College seeks applications for the position of Visiting Professor in the Department of Health and Physical Education to begin September 1, 2015. The position is a non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for up to three years. A doctorate in physical education or a related area is required. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Teaching Physical Education Major: K-12 Certification Program and assist in oversight of the program. We are seeking a faculty member with a strong record of, or demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, a commitment to scholarship, and the leadership skills to support department/college curricular and programmatic development, day-to-day functions, and the annual State- and College-required assessment for the major. Where appropriate, there may also be opportunities to teach in such areas as interdisciplinary programs or the College’s first-year curriculum.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students, located in west suburban Naperville, IL, 28 miles west of Chicago, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. The College’s suburban locale, home to 145,000 people and a vibrant local downtown, is one of Money magazine’s “Best Places to Live.” For more information about the College and department, visit: http://www.northcentralcollege.edu.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/28281. There is no application cost for the Interfolio service. Contact Cheryl Horton, Academic Affairs Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about the application process. For other inquiries, please contact Professor Heidi Matthews, Health and Physical Education Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the college are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.