Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical Education

ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC) and the Division of Teacher Preparation invites applications for Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Education, for the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful candidates(s) will teach online and/or in-person courses at our Polytechnic and/or Tempe campuses, prepare course materials, evaluate student work, and assist students. The Physical Education program welcomes applications from candidates who can bring diversity of thought from their personal experiences with race, ability, gender, language, etc.
Our programs bring people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts and communities. MLFTC is building the Next Education Workforce which starts with the conviction that, if we’re not getting the workforce or the learning outcomes we want, we need to redesign the profession, the workplace and how we prepare people for both. As such, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, partners with schools and organizations to:

  1. Provide all students with deeper and personalized learning by building teams of educators with distributed expertise; and
  2. Empower educators by developing new opportunities for role-based specialization and advancement.
    Essential Duties:
  • Teaching selected undergraduate PETE courses, on campus and/or online,
  • Grading and managing course Canvas pages,
  • Establishing warm and supportive relationships with students through class, office hours, emails, meetings, etc,
  • Promoting excellence, equity and diversity,
  • Demonstrating a commitment to principled innovation, and
  • Providing service to the division, college and/or university.
    Required Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Physical Education or related area
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience in Physical Education (grades K-12)
    Desired Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree in Physical Education or related area
  • Minimum 2 semesters teaching Physical Education Teacher Education courses at the university level
  • Experience planning and/or implementing curriculum at least once (in any learning context)
  • At least one example of learning (e.g., coursework, professional development, trainings) in issues of equity (racial, dis/ability) in educational contexts
  • At least one semester of experience using course management systems such as Canvas or Blackboard and digital tools like Zoom
    About the College
    ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people, and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leader in teacher preparation, leadership development and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 8,000 educators annually. MLFTC faculty create knowledge by drawing from a wide range of academic disciplines to gain insight into important questions about the process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of education policy. MLFTC mobilizes people through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, through non-degree professional development programs and through socially embedded, multilateral community engagement. MLFTC takes action by bringing people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems.

Aligned with ASU’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, MLFTC is committed to advancing systemic equity in our curricula, programming and institutional relationships. The college’s core value of Principled Innovation connects individual decision making to the pursuit of systemic equity.
For more information about the College, please visit our website at
Application Deadline and Procedures
The application deadline is January 31, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.
Only electronic applications will be reviewed.
To apply, submit the following:

  • Letter of application/interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • A statement with specific examples and indication of impact that describes how your teaching interests and experience have intersected with and/or will contribute to matters of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. (Maximum of 500 words)
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