Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education

Position ID: 37974
University of West Georgia
College of Education
Sport Management, Wellness, & Physical Education
Branch Campus: 
Carrollton, GA
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 





The Department of Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education seeks a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor in Health and Physical Education position. The College of Education is SACS accredited and offers high level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, assistance seeking external funding, and opportunities to work with graduate students at all levels. We are the seventh largest public university in the state with students from 44 states and 75 countries.  Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is rapidly growing, with programs at the undergraduate level through the doctorate, with a diverse faculty and student population.  Our 645 acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complimented by beautiful green spaces.  It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Physical Education and Health and Community Wellness Programs in both face-to-face and online environments, scholarly activity, and service to the Department, College, University, and community.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Health and Physical Education or related field from a regionally accredited institution by August 1, 2018 (ABD considered)
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate courses in Physical Education and Health and Community Wellness Programs in both face-to-face and online environments
  • Established or developing research agenda
  • Established or developing record of service

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with higher education teaching experience in Physical Education and Health and Community Wellness, practical experience in the field (K-12), a demonstrated research agenda, and documented evidence of effective online teaching.

Application Procedure/Process

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, research writing sample (ex. article), and complete contact information for three professional references to:

Dr. Brian Mosier, Search Committee Chair

Should you be recommended for the position, Board of Regents policy requires official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and completion of a background check.

This is a nine-month appointment, and start date for the position is August 1, 2018, pending availability of funding. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity. 

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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Brian Mosier,
Phone Number: 
(678) 839-5424
Vacancy Status: 
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