Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Physical Education Teacher Education)

College of Health and Human Services
Department of Kinesiology
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Physical Education Teacher Education)

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2021 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Kinesiology or related field with specialization in physical education teacher education.
• Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2021.
• Demonstrated potential to teach, conduct research, and engage in scholarly and creative activities.
• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior certified public school teaching experience at K-12 level
• Evidence of successful undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) related coursework
• Focused research agenda with a record of publications/presentations
• Potential to develop/obtain grants and external funding
• Evidence of professional activities
• Experience and/or ability to teach adapted physical education coursework

• Teach courses in PETE undergraduate and graduate programs as assigned. Required mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.
• Develop and enhance graduate PETE program.
• Conduct and publish research, scholarly and creative activities in area of expertise.
• Develop and sustain external funding.
• Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research, including graduate theses, projects and/or comprehensive examinations.
• Advise undergraduate and graduate students regarding career and secondary degree options.
• Establish service-learning opportunities for students.
• Participate in service to the department, college, university, profession, and community.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Melissa Bittner, Ph.D.
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-4901