Bridgewater State University — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Movement Arts – Adapted Physical Education/Motor Development

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Movement Arts – Adapted Physical Education/Motor Development

Department Summary:
The Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies (MAHLPS) promotes the acquisition and application of knowledge for diverse populations in human movement (physical activity, fitness/exercise, sport), teaching physical education, health education/promotion, recreation, coaching, athletic training, and pre-professional programs.

The department prepares athletic trainers, educators in health, physical education, and adapted physical education, coaches, and fitness and recreation leaders who can provide qualified leadership in their respective fields and enhance the quality of life by encouraging commitment to healthy lifestyle choices.

Position Summary:

Position Type:

Essential Duties:
The MAHPLS Department is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Adapted Physical Education/Motor Development with experience and expertise working with people with disabilities across the lifespan in a range of movement settings. Applicants should have a record of scholarly inquiry, and experience teaching at the college/university level with demonstrated knowledge and skills in a variety of teaching modalities, such as student-centered learning, or inquiry/conceptually based approaches to teaching and learning in higher education.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following essential duties:
– Teaching undergraduate courses in adapted physical education, motor development, and in the physical education major core;
– Holistic student advising within the physical education major;
– Mentoring undergraduate research and supervising undergraduate students’ field experiences;
– Service to the university and community, and engaging in community partnerships;
– Participation in undergraduate program review, assessment, and curriculum development.

Opportunities are available to teach in the graduate program and in the summer for additional compensation.

Required Qualifications:
– Earned PhD or Ed.D. in Adapted Physical Education, Motor Development, or a related field from an accredited university. (ABD candidates will be considered.)
– Evidence of documented coursework highly relevant to adapted physical education, physical activity for people with disabilities, or motor development.
– A record of effective teaching at the college/university level.
– A record of working collaboratively and in a collegial manner.
– A record of ongoing scholarly activity in one or more of the following areas: adapted physical education; motor development; physical activity of people with disabilities in school, sport, exercise, or recreation settings.
– Experience working with special populations in physical education, sport, exercise or recreation settings.
– Evidence of commitment to equity and social justice through teaching, scholarship, or community engagement with special populations.
– Evidence of ability and willingness to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Experience teaching courses related to one more of the following: adapted physical education; adapted physical activity; or sport, exercise, or recreation for special populations.
– Experience using high-impact teaching practices (e.g., undergraduate research, service-learning, global engagement) to enhance learning
– Experience supervising students’ field experiences.
– Knowledge and skills in the use of a variety of teaching modalities, such as student-centered learning, inquiry/conceptually based approaches to teaching and learning in higher education.
– A minimum of 3 years teaching at the college/university level.
– Experience participating in undergraduate program review, assessment, or curriculum development.
– Experience creating or engaging in community partnerships.

Work Environment:

Special Conditions for Eligibility:
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Salary Range:
Posting Number: F00312P
Open Date: 10/30/2019
Close Date: 12/15/2019
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

The following information is also required to complete your application for this position:

– Cover Letter
– CV
– Teaching Statement

In addition, please provide three (3) letters of professional recommendation to Dr. Jennifer Mead, Dept. of Movement Arts, Health Promotion, & Leisure Studies using this email address: jmead@bridgew.edu

To apply, visit https://jobs.bridgew.edu/postings/18212

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

jeid-f3a046d7455c9c4496bf91edb22ea89c

APPLY NOW: https://apptrkr.com/1689950

Related: