Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor in Physical Education Teacher Education

Posting Numberreq11127
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeVisiting
Hiring DepartmentHealth Exercise & Sports Science (353A)
Academic LocationCollege of Education
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Physical Education TeacherEducation (PETE) program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invitesapplications for a faculty position beginning in the fall of the 2020-2021academic year: Visiting Assistant Professor in Physical Education TeacherEducation. This position is open to individuals with expertise in PhysicalEducation from a broad range of areas that have research interests pertainingto education.

UNM is the state’s flagshipresearch university as well as a Hispanic-Serving Institution classified aCarnegie Research University with Highest Research Activity. UNM also has strong connections with 23tribal nations located within New Mexico. As such, successful candidates must be committed to working with broadlydiverse student and community populations.

Responsibilities: Thesuccessful candidate with be expected to teach a variety of courses in physicaleducation at the undergraduate and graduate level, develop and maintain anactive research agenda, advise undergraduate and masters students, and conductappropriate service.

Any questions about this positionshould be directed to Dr. Karen Gaudreault at or Dr. Glenn Hushman


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Physical Education with a specialization in Curriculumand Instruction, Sport Pedagogy, or related field. Degree must be completed byJuly 31, 2020,
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to conduct and publishoriginal research in the area of Physical Education or Sport Pedagogy,
  • Demonstrated ability or potential in teaching graduate and undergraduate levelcourses in PETE or C&I.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to chair or serve on doctoraldissertation committees and comprehensive exam committees for both M.S. andPh.D,
  • demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and studentsuccess, as well as working with broadly diverse communities,
  • evidence ofscholarly productivity or publication,
  • expertise with quantitative and/orqualitative research methods,
  • expertise in use of technology and onlineinstruction related to PETE or C&I,
  • previous experience teaching in aK-12 Physical Education environment.
Application InstructionsA complete application packet will include: * Letter of application* Current CV-must include name and contact information of at least three references.* Transcripts of all graduate coursework (from highest degree and content area; readable, unofficial copies will be accepted)* A statement that addresses one’s philosophy of teaching and diversity. This statement will assist the search committee to further determine how the candidate meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.* A statement of research/scholarly work * A letter from graduate chair indicating status of dissertation work (Only required for Ph.D. Candidate applicants)

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 12/16/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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