Assistant Professor Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity

Missouri State University

United States

November 29, 2021

Description

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Kinesiology HR Home Department 020512 KINESIOLOGY Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2022 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

We seek a candidate with a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and expertise in Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the use of student focused pedagogy in the classroom in order to engage students in the learning process and will join a unit that is dedicated to providing students with access to high impact practices aimed at increasing student retention, persistence, and success. Responsibilities include teaching in the areas of sport psychology, ethics and diversity of sport, and social basis of sport. Additional responsibilisties include activity courses related to fitness and supervision of internships, thesis, and research projects as well as advising undergraduate/graduate students and service to the school, college, university, and community.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Applicant should possess: Doctorate in Kinesiology (ABD considered) or closely related field; potential for or evidence of innovative, learner- centered pedagogy; ability to teach courses in Social/Psych of Sport and Physical Activity; the ability or potential to mentor and support our diverse student population; and possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Link to Job Description https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm Open Date 10/15/2021 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration is November 29, 2021, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts required at time of hire. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 5 professional references to the electronic employment application.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number 20210058FTF

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/58063

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Documents -1
  • Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts -2
  • Unofficial Transcripts -3
  • Other Documents - 2
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