The West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS) invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor in Athletic Coaching Education with an emphasis in Kinesiology. This position will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Coaching and Teaching Studies. CPASS is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
Appointment : August 16, 2019 – Nine-month appointment. Summer teaching opportunities are available.
Responsibilities : Provide guidance to the Athletic Coaching Education program. The ideal candidate will have college teaching in coaching education and/or experience with a national sport governing body's coaching education program. It is expected that the candidate will provide service to the department and College. The specific responsibilities for the position include:
Teaching sport science and movement science courses in the undergraduate and graduate athletic coaching education and undergraduate physical education teacher education programs. A minimum teaching load of 12 credits each semester is required. Classes may include anatomy, biomechanics, strength and conditioning (introduction, techniques, program design), motor development, motor learning, training theories, and principles/problems in coaching.
Coordinate and supervise students completing internships and field practicums in strength & conditioning.
Mentor graduate students and serve on doctoral committees.
Facilitating technology integration into curriculum.
Providing service to the College and profession, and serving on appropriate University and College-wide committees.
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
To apply, candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four professional references in WVU's New Hire system. The letter of application should address the applicant's ability to meet the responsibilities of the position. For further information regarding this position, please contact Valerie Wayda, Department Chair, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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