Graceland University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education which is a tenure-track assignment for its Lamoni, IA campus. This is a 9-month faculty position.
The 24 s.h. teaching load includes both introductory courses and upper-division courses based on the candidate’s expertise that may appeal to both majors and non-majors. Other duties include, but are not limited to, advising students, serving on division and university committees, continued professional development, and service.
The successful candidate should have demonstrated teaching excellence and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching, as well as willingness to explore interdisciplinary connections, especially with Allied Health. Successful candidate will have experience teaching health and physical education and may have experience coaching.
- Master’s degree required, Doctorate degree preferred (PhD, EdD)
- Licensed K-12 teacher (does not have to be current)
- Endorsement in Physical Education (PE) and Health (If only endorsed in one area, willingness to obtain further endorsements)
- Experience teaching K-12 PE/Health
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines
Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic by law. Graceland University is a private, liberal arts university, rurally located within an hour from Des Moines and two hours from Kansas City.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, CV/resume, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact information to: Dr. Kevin Brunner, Dean, Science & Math and Health & Movement Science Divisions, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA, 50140. Electronic submissions are encouraged; use the form below or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of materials begins January 18, and continues until the position is filled.