Assistant Professor

Department:

Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Position:

Assistant Professor

Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (9-month)

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Position Available:

Immediately

Job Description:

The Instructor/Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation provides academic instruction in a minimum of nine to twelve graduate hours in the Fall and Spring Semesters; when available and as needed, will teach summer sessions and mini sessions; the successful candidate must assess, document, and improve student learning through research, instruction and curriculum development; must be knowledgeable of the subject matter/content and possess expertise in the field with the ability to demonstrate this expertise in a teaching presentation, while exhibiting enthusiasm and passion for student learning and student services; additional responsibilities include student advisement, assistance with registration, student recruitment and retention, and participation in departmental and university-wide committees; must also post and maintain a minimum of ten (10) office  hours per week

Qualifications Desired:

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Education or PhD in Health, Physical Education and Recreation or Sports Administration with at least seven years of teaching experience; demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level are highly desirable;  must have high motivation and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills along with the ability or willingness to learn to integrate technology into teaching and other duties

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.

Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS  38941