Major Duties: - Teaching, research and service as a 12-hour work load per semester.- Provide academic advising, supervise intern teachers in area school districts.- Develop a line of scholarly contributions related to physical education and teacher education.- Provide evidence of meeting accreditation standards, and participate in service opportunities at the university and in the community.- Candidates should have the ability to teach a variety of courses in physical education and school health education as well as interest in teaching online courses.- Serve on department, college, and university committees.- Conduct research and seek internal and external funding.
Minimum Qualifications: - Doctoral degree in a Physical Education discipline from an accredited institute.- Specialization in physical education and teacher education.- K-12 teaching experience.- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively across programs and departments.- Experience in and dedication to working in clinical settings and building school-based partnerships.- Experience in the supervision of physical education teacher candidates in field placements.- Evidence of an established research program and publication record.- Interested and able to teach and develop curriculum in innovative formats (cohort, hybrid, on-line, site-based, etc.).- Willing and able to be engaged at the state and national level.- Willing and able to seek external funding.
Internal Number: 352_57412
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.