Millikin University’s Department of Exercise Science & Sport invites applicants for one position: Instructor/Assistant Professor of Physical Education. An earned Master’s degree (terminal degree preferred) is required for the Instructor position. A terminal degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science or related field is required for the Assistant Professor position. Candidates for the position must have one or more field-specific degrees. A minimum of two years of successful teaching experience is desirable as is additional experience or academic preparation in physical education or related area. Candidates must hold excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task; and willingness to collaborate with colleagues in and outside the department.
Candidates for the position will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours or the equivalent each semester with an emphasis in physical education pedagogy, advising students, engaging in scholarship, and serving as an effective member of the department, college, campus and surrounding community.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.