Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance
Concordia University, Nebraska is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance.
- Teach general health and/or physical education courses which may include health and/or physical education methods, lifetime wellness, CPR and first aid, foundations in human performance and health topics courses (nutrition, drug education, men’s/women’s health, health and aging).
- General Faculty Responsibilities (listed below).
- Ph.D. in field of health and human performance or a M.S./M.A. in the field of health or human performance with the willingness to pursue a Ph.D.
- Commitment to and evidence of excellence in health and physical education classroom teaching at the K-12 level preferred.
- Commitment to the mission of Lutheran Higher Education and Concordia University, Nebraska.
General Faculty Responsibilities
- Teach courses assigned by the Dean of the College and/or Department Chair and approved by the Provost.
- Perform administrative duties as assigned, such as serving on accreditation review committees, serving on safety committees, assisting with chemical hygiene efforts when appropriate, and so forth.
- Assist with the advisement of students as called upon and maintain regular office hours sufficient to serve students. Keep accurate advisement records.
- Work with the appropriate administrator when sponsoring and/or participating in student organizations and activities and other extra-curricular activities. Follow university guidelines, policies, and handbooks with regard to extra-curricular activities.*
- Participate in student recruitment and retention activities.
- Attend faculty, departmental, standing committee, ad hoc committee meetings as called upon.
- Actively pursue scholarly and academic research activities that are mutually beneficial. All off campus work must be approved in writing by the Provost in advance.
- Be available to work with colleagues as may be needed.
- Prepare and maintain reports and records as may be reasonably necessary for the proper performance and administration of duties.
- Respond in a timely fashion to requests from various administrative and service offices regarding the progress of students in classes.
- Participate in the assessment of student learning as needed by the university or individual department.
- Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses during summer term as called upon.*
- Notify the Dean of the College and the Provost in writing regarding all off campus travel. Notify the Department Chair and Dean of the College regarding classes missed due to illness.
- Develop a professional growth plan, including an annual plan for formative evaluation and a tri-annual plan for summative evaluation. Such plans are approved by the Dean of the College and the Provost and filed with the Office of Human Resources.
*Particulars of these responsibilities are contracted individually unless otherwise specified.
Except as noted above, applicants should hold an earned Doctorate in a relevant academic area. However, applicants with a Masters Degree and a willingness to pursue a Doctorate may be acceptable. In addition, applicants must have a commitment to the mission of the university and its strategic initiatives.
Candidates must submit the following:
- a faculty application form found at www.cune.edu/jobs,
- a letter of intent,
- a curriculum vitae,
- a statement of educational philosophy,
- copies of all academic transcripts and
- three letters of recommendations with contact information.
Send application materials to:
Attn. Human Resource Office, Concordia University, 800 N Columbia Ave., Seward, NE 68434 (phone 1-800-535-5494, ext. 7222)
Position Begin Date: August 1, 2013.
Applications will be accepted until postion is filled. A decision date for the position is anticipated on or before April 1, 2013.
Position posted 02/26/2013