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Missouri State University Posting Details in Springfield, Missouri

Posting Details

Position Title Instructor- Health and Physical Education, Non -Tenure Track, 9 month appointment renewable

Work Location Springfield Campus

Department Kinesiology

HR Home Department 020512 KINESIOLOGY

Pay Grade Unclassified

Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.

Faculty Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track

Term (if applicable) 9 month

Begin Date of Appointment 08/16/2021

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

General Function

The Instructor NT is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities to teach full-time and to provide appropriate service. The Instructor NT may participate in research or creative activities.

Description of Primary Duties

We seek a candidate with a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and expertise in Health and Physical Education. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the use of student focused pedagogy in the classroom in order to engage students in the learning process and will join a unit that is dedicated to providing students with access to high impact practices aimed at increasing student retention, persistence, and success. Responsibilities include teaching in the areas of healthy lifestyles; personal/community health; first aid; health and promotion; activity courses related to fitness; and supervision of internships. Additional responsibilities include advising undergraduate students and service to the school, college, university, and community.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

An earned terminal degree or the degree required for teaching in certain disciplines is required. Potential or demonstrated teaching ability is required. A willingness to serve the academic unit, college, and the University is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Applicant should possess: Masters in Kinesiology or closely related field; potential for or evidence of innovative, learner-centered pedagogy; ability to teach courses in Physical Education and Health Studies; the ability or potential to mentor and support our diverse student population; and possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm

Open Date 11/30/2020

Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)

Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration is January 15, 2021, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts required at time of hire. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 5 professional references to the electronic employment application.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number 20200040FTF

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/51719

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * How did you hear about this vacancy?

  • Missouri State University Website

  • Web Postings

  • Print Publications

  • Diversity website posting

  • INSIGHT into Diversity

  • HigherEdJobs.com

  • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

  • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)

  • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings

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  • Other

  • * Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Other Documents -1

  • Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

    Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts -2

  • Unofficial Transcripts -3

  • Other Documents - 2