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Assistant Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education
Faculty Position (11563)

The Department of Secondary and Physical Education at Salisbury University is accepting applications position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Area of Specialization: Physical Education Teacher Preparation

Primary Job Duties: Teaching undergraduate level courses in physical education content and teaching methods courses for undergraduate K-12 teacher candidates, advising undergraduate students in the program, and supporting the program’s accreditation through participation in data collection, analysis, and program improvement. As a teacher preparation program, we highly value excellent college teaching in our faculty. Working collaboratively with departmental colleagues, local school districts, and across departments is essential. Faculty members are expected to conduct and publish research and to engage in other scholarly activities, as well as to provide service to the department, University and profession.

As a nationally-accredited PETE program, we require a strong knowledge of SHAPE/PETE standards and their direct application to the effective preparation of teacher candidates. In addition to teaching physical education courses, the successful applicant may teach health pedagogy and education foundations courses in the Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D., in Physical Education Teacher Education or closely related field with a focus in teacher education. ABD considered with completion at time of appointment.
  • At least 3 years of experience teaching physical education in K-12 public/private schools
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability in Physical Education pedagogy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College teaching experience is desirable

Applications received by November 30, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2018. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following in order for your application to be complete: (1) A letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests; and, (4) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via email. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Yoojin Choi, at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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