Job- Univ. of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Assistant Professor in Sport Coaching Education

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on November 14, 2013

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Human Performance and Recreation: Sport Coaching Education-Gulf Coast
Grant Funded? No
Position Type: Faculty
Campus: Gulf Park
Department: Human Performance & Recreation
Pay Grade Level: N/A
Job Summary: The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor of sport coaching education in the School of Human Performance and Recreation in the College of Health.This nine-month, entry-level tenure-track faculty position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sport coaching, developing a scholarly line of inquiry related to the discipline, and advising students. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities: This tenure-track appointment at the assistant level involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in sport coaching education on the Gulf Park campus. A line of scholarly inquiry is required along with mentoring, research and service expectations. Applicants should seek external funding for research and maintain active memberships in professional organizations and associations.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) Earned doctorate (degree awarded by December 2014) in kinesiology, sport pedagogy, sport studies, sport psychology, sport sociology, physical education or closely related field
2) Demonstrated potential to produce scholarship, i.e., peer-reviewed publications, professional presentations and proposals for funded research
3) Demonstrated knowledge of professional development related to area of specialization
Preferred Qualifications: 1) Knowledge of the NASPE National Standards for Sport Coaches
2) Experience in advising students, publishing scholarly articles and pursuing external funding
3) Advanced knowledge of one or more of the following: strength and conditioning, sport skill analysis, sport pedagogy, coach development, coaching ethics, coach-athlete relationships, psychological foundation of coaching, sport sociology
4) Experience developing and delivering online instruction
Posting Date: 11-07-2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants: The position is based in Long Beach, MS.
To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website at (job posting #2911) by January 15, 2014. All questions should be directed to Dr. Rick. Green, or Dr. Stacey Hall,
Additional University/Departmental Information: Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls nearly 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Five additional research and teaching sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
Work Hours: Will vary depending upon teaching schedules and office hours
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