Assistant Professor Position in Adapted PE/PE Teacher Education/Sport Pedagogy

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Health and Physical Education with expertise in Adapted Physical Education/Physical Education Teacher Education/Sport Pedagogy to begin in August 2020.

The Department of Kinesiology has 27 full‐time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of sport management, exercise science, and physical education/sport pedagogy. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments and teaching excellence. The Department has exceptional facilities in the Ramsey Center located on the main campus. Information about the department can be found at

• Establish a high-quality, focused line of research that includes collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students
• Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport Pedagogy
• Seek external funding for research projects and educational programs
• Advise graduate students and direct master’s and doctoral students’ thesis and dissertation research
• Participate in the development of the health and physical education program
• Serve the institution and profession

Required Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, Sport Pedagogy, or a related field of research
• Evidence of the promise of moving towards excellence in seeking and attracting external funding.

Applicants should submit all of the following:
• A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities and required qualifications as described above
• Curriculum vitae
• Research and teaching statements (1-2 pp.)
• Reprints of up to three recent research articles in print or in review, and
• Names and contact information of four references

Transcripts and letters of reference will be required only from finalists.

All materials should be sent electronically to:

Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Bryan McCullick at

Applications received by December 1, 2019 are assured of full consideration.

The University of Georgia ( is a land grant/sea grant institution, with several campuses in Georgia and overseas. The main campus is in Athens, Georgia, a city highly-ranked as a top place to live, with a population of 120,000 and located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta (see and Besides the city of Athens, the greater metropolitan area of Atlanta provides abundant opportunities for research, teaching, and professional engagement.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check, among other requirements. This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding.

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