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Edu - Clinical Assistant Professor Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy) - 522534

Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Edu - Clinical Assistant Professor Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy) - 522534

Alabama, United States


Non-Tenure-Track/Clinical Faculty

Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Closing at: Jul 31 2024 at 22:55 CDT

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212801 - Kinesiology

Assistant Professor

Position Summary
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Alabama invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 16th, 2024.

Detailed Position Information
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Alabama invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 16th, 2024.This is a nine-month, non-tenure-earning position with a contract of one year.


The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level courses in physical education teacher education (sport pedagogy) and meet the needs for service in the department, college, university and the community.

The Department of Kinesiology has 12 tenure track and 7 clinical (non-tenure track renewable contract) faculty and has focus areas in Physical Education and Exercise Science leading to BS, MA, and PhD degrees. Physical education (sport pedagogy) undergraduate and graduate coursework leads to initial and advanced teacher certification.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Physical Education Teacher Education, or related field (ABD will be considered)

Preferred Qualifications
* Demonstrated ability or potential to teach undergraduate courses in Sport Pedagogy (Physical Education Teacher Education) * Demonstrated ability or potential to teach graduate courses in Sport Pedagogy (Physical Education Teacher Education)

Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application; unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework; vita; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

About the Division/College/School
For over 150 years, the College of Education has been dedicated to developing professionals with the expertise needed to advance the intellectual and social conditions of all learners. By effectively preparing graduates to pursue their pedagogical and scholarly endeavors, the College of Education aims to lead Alabama in teaching, scholarship, advocacy, and service. Our faculty's research, teaching, and service is widely recognized through their securement of external funding, national awards, professional organization leadership, established centers and offices, and outreach to the local, state, and national communities. Faculty in the college are free to pursue their passions, partner with the local communities, and excel in their many pursuits of academia.

The College of Education consists of six academic departments and 29 high-caliber programs, including opportunities that enable students to earn specialized degrees in teacher education, exercise science, and educational neuroscience. Through a robust offering of main campus options, online degrees, and certification programs, the College is poised to accommodate any learner. The College of Education is also home to the No. 1 competitive adaptive sports program in the nation, UA Adapted Athletics, and proudly supports their successes at their state-of-the-art facilities. With teaching, research, and outreach efforts that serve the local community and beyond, the College of Education continues to expand its footprint in both the world of academia and in our global society.

About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state's flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.

A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities - Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.

As the state's largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.

About Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.

It's a vibrant community that's filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that's complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.

With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It's within a few hours' drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South's finest offerings.

Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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