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Adapted Physical Activity Faculty - Physical & Health Education Department | Tenure Track | I00864

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Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the "Transcripts" selection under Optional Applicant Documents or mail them to: Robert Arnhold, Search Chair Physical & Health Education Department 125 Morrow Field House Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The recommended candidate will also be required to submit a completed Act 24 form (PDE-6004) prior to employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 9, 2018.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I00864
Classification Title Faculty Member
Working Title Adapted Physical Activity Faculty - Physical & Health Education Department | Tenure Track | I00864
Employee Group Faculty
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Location Main Campus
Department Physical & Health Education
Pay Rate
Employment Type Regular FT
Work Schedule

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the Physical and Health Education Department’s Adapted Physical Activity Program beginning August 2018.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Adapted Physical Activity Program, advise graduate and undergraduate students. Participate on Physical and Health Education Department, College of Education, and university-wide committees. Present at local, regional, and national meetings and conferences and submit peer-reviewed research.

Additional Responsibilities: Direct the Slippery Rock University Transition Achievement Program (TAP), Work-Based Learning Program (WBLE), and the Rock Life Postsecondary Education Program for students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Oversee current grants and contracts and secure sustenance for programs through continued grant applications.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Adapted Physical Activity or Adapted Physical Education
One or more years of successful teaching at the university level
Experience in conducting practicum programs and projects at the university level
Minimum of three years teaching experience in the public school system in adapted physical education or equivalent experience in adapted physical activity
Commitment to the education of diverse populations
Successful performance in an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration

Preferred Qualifications

Possess the Adapted Physical Education National Standards certification (CAPE).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the “Transcripts” selection under Optional Applicant Documents or mail them to:

Robert Arnhold, Search Chair
Physical & Health Education Department
125 Morrow Field House
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The recommended candidate will also be required to submit a completed Act 24 form (PDE-6004) prior to employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 9, 2018.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 3