Main Campus - Edmond, OK
Kinesiology & Health Studies Visiting Assistant Professor
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and
maintains department and student records in accordance with university
policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a
collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in
university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department,
college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports
as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative
activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee
Handbook and UCO Faculty Handbook.
Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach for a limited time.
This is a non-tenure track, temporary position for the 2022 Spring semester
only. Service or research may be expected. Salary is commensurate with
credentials and experience.
The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full-time
and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college
offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education
programs are CAEP accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and
national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine
(ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-
Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association for the
Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family
Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Educational Quality and Accountability
Commission (OEQA). UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has
an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate
students. For further information see our website at https:// www. uco.edu/ceps.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Assistant Professors must have completed all requirements in a doctoral
program at an accredited or internationally recognized institution or
completed a non-doctoral degree program requiring a minimum of 60 graduate
hours. Instructors must have completed all the requirements for a Master's
degree in the area of exercise science or health. Teaching; research;
departmental/school, college, and university services is expected. This
position is for the 2022 Spring semester only.
Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An
earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally
recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement
(exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent
communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in exercise
science, health, recreation and specialty areas and other services courses
such as Activity classes, Healthy Life Skills and as needed in the KHS
Department. Additional responsibilities include involving students in
research, serving on committees, and advisement. UCO is a metropolitan
university with a focus on undergraduate education and scholarship.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made,
upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential