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Assistant Professor Physical Education Pedagogy

Position Description:

Springfield College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physical Education Pedagogy. This is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment within the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation beginning August 2017. Expertise in the field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment to scholarly and service activities are expected. Preference will be given to candidates who can bring diverse perspectives to this growing department and who are motivated to help students succeed.

Position Qualifications:

Interested candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Physical Education or related discipline. Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered depending on expected completion date. The successful candidate will teach physical education pedagogy courses in the Physical Education Teacher Education teacher education courses at both undergraduate and graduate courses. Specific course assignments will fall within the following content areas: instructional strategies, motor development, secondary school methods, advanced pedagogy. Additional responsibilities include supervision of student teachers, academic advisement and graduate research advisement at both the masters and doctoral level. School-based teaching experience at the elementary, middle and/or secondary level is required. Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Dr. Tracey Dexter Matthews, Dean, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Springfield College, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109. E-materials accepted at Application screening will begin February 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Type of position:

9 Month tenure track


Springfield, MA


Physical Education and Health Education

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Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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