Assistant or Associate Professor Physical Education / Adapted Physical Education

The Kinesiology and Health Studies Department at Southeastern Louisiana University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank available January 2020. Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Physical Education/Kinesiology or closely related field. Desired qualifications include expertise in physical education pedagogy, experience teaching physical education in K-12 schools; university teaching experience; and evidence of scholarly productivity. Expertise in adapted physical education is a plus. To be eligible for this position, candidates must have completed the requirements for the doctoral degree by the deadline for applications.

Instructional responsibilities will support the undergraduate degree in Health and Physical Education, and the master’s degree in Health and Kinesiology degree. Anticipated courses to be taught include methods of teaching physical education, measurement/assessment, supervision of student teachers, motor development, and/or adapted physical education. Other duties include advising, providing service to the department, university, and community; and engaging in professional and scholarly activities. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Southeastern Louisiana University is a regional comprehensive university, enrolling 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University’s home, Hammond, is at the crossroad of Interstates 55 and 12 in proximity to both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies serves 1000 majors pursuing undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training, Health and Physical Education Teacher Education, Health Education and Promotion, Kinesiology, and Sport Management; and the master’s degree in Health and Kinesiology. The department also offers coursework leading to teacher certification in adapted physical education, and has an established relationship with Louisiana Special Olympics and local agencies servicing individuals with special needs. Applicants are encouraged to learn more about the department and university by visiting our website at Southeastern is an AA/ADA/EEO employer.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an online application, which will include the names and contact information for three references and the following attachments: letter of application, vitae, and transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment). Letters of recommendation/support may also be included. To be considered, candidates must complete the online application process by 10/20/2019: