Physical Education: Faculty Positions

Virginia Military Institute in Virginia

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 10, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Physical Education at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Education.  This is a tenure-track position commencing 1 August, 2012.   The department is also accepting applications for a non tenure-track position at the Instructor level commencing 1 August, 2012


Requirements for the tenure-track position include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Physical Education, or a related field, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.  The Department of Physical Education is a non-degree granting service-oriented program.  The selected candidate will be expected to teach a variety of general physical education courses and activity classes; participate in service and scholarly related activities; and supervise the exercise science minor program.  Additional responsibilities include departmental and institutional committee assignments--as well as helping to assist in the facilitation of an outdoor experiential program for cadets.


Requirements for the Instructor position include a Masters degree in Physical Education, or related field, and the ability to teach and lead a variety of physical education courses and activities such as:  boxing, swimming, fitness, weight training, combatives and racquet sports.  Experience in working with outdoor adventure activities is desirable.  Administrative responsibilities include departmental and institutional committee assignments.  The Department of Physical Education is a non-degree granting service-oriented program. 


VMI is a state-supported, coeducational, national liberal arts college of 1500 students with a strong commitment to produce educated, responsible citizens.  VMI faculty and students wear military uniforms, but no prior military experience is required.


To apply for either position please visit  Candidates must apply on-line.  Please include resume, transcript and three letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation only may be mailed to:  Selection Committee Chair, Physical Education Department, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia 24450.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


VMI is an EEO employer.