Full time Temporary Lecturer in Physical Education

University of Idaho in Idaho

Date Posted January 10, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Temporary Lecturer
(Full time Temporary Lecturer in Physical Education)
Movement Sciences

Open for Recruitment: December 19, 2013 - January 31, 2014
Announcement #: 13100039073
Salary Range: Commensuarte with experience
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Location: Moscow

This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.

Materials Required:
Online Application (Apply Here)
Letter of Qualification
Current Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Scholarly Focus and Teaching Philosophy
Names and contact information for three (3) references

POSITION: Two to three year Physical Education Lecturer with an emphasis in Pedagogy
RANK: Lecturer

STARTING DATE: August 18, 2014

1. Teach undergraduate courses in the Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program and MVSC core (preferred courses include Introduction to Physical Education, Measurement and Evaluation, Secondary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy, Curriculum and Administration, and skill and analysis classes);

2. Develop school partnerships, and provide service;

3. Recruit, mentor and advise undergraduate students;

4. Support and participate in school/outreach collaborations and research efforts;

5. Ongoing assessment for university and accreditation purposes.


Candidate should have the following: a master’s degree in physical education pedagogy or related field; K-12 school teaching experience in physical education (minimum of 3 years), and evidence of successful school/outreach collaborations.

Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*


It is preferred that the candidate have a doctorate in physical education pedagogy or related field; strong interpersonal and communication skills; supervision experience; the ability to use technology in the classroom, physical education teaching experience in the 6-12 setting (minimum of 3 years)and evidence of success as a college/public school liaison. We are especially interested in individuals who have an interest in contributing to collaborative pedagogy and integrated curricula and research efforts to increase physical activity and decrease health risks in children/youth.


Applicants who meet the required qualifications and are interested in pursuing a PhD in Education at the University of Idaho with an emphasis in Physical Activity Pedagogy are also encouraged to apply for the position and negotiate full time/part time status. The applicant would also need to apply to the University of Idaho Graduate School. Admission into the Physical Activity Pedagogy PhD program is required. Employees receive benefits, which include reduced tuition fees.

Application review will begin January 31, 2014 and continue until a suitable applicant pool is identified.

Applicants should complete the online application at https://www.sites.uidaho.edu/AppTrack/Agency/Applicant/CurrentOpenings.asp?category=4 including:

• Letter of application

• Current CV

• Statement of scholarly focus and teaching philosophy

• Names and contact information for three references.

Documents that cannot be submitted online may be sent to:

Dr. Grace Goc Karp, Search Committee Chair, Department of Movement Sciences, PEB 101, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-2401.

For more information contact Grace Goc Karp at (208) 885-2187 (telephone);(208) 885-5929 (fax); or gockarp@uidaho.edu

The Department of Movement Sciences offers undergraduate degrees in Physical Education, Exercise Science and Health, Recreation, and Dance; masters’ degrees in Physical Activity Pedagogy, Movement and Leisure Sciences and Athletic Training. In addition the Ph.D. in Education is available with an emphasis in Physical Activity Pedagogy. Pedagogy faculty are well positioned to engage in collaborative efforts with faculty from recreation, exercise physiology, health promotion, sport psychology, dance, and education to increase physical activity and decrease health risks in children/youth. The University of Idaho has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, human rights, multiculturalism and community. The University expresses that commitment by actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body, and by building and sustaining a welcoming, supportive campus environment. The University of Idaho provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community.

The University of Idaho is a land-grant research and teaching institution. The university has over 900 full-time and 1,500 support staff, enrolls over 12,000 students, grants more than 80 doctoral degrees each year, and has annual research expenditures in excess of $62 million. Educational opportunities are provided statewide through 3 resident instructional centers, 10 agricultural research and extension centers, and 42 county extension offices. For more information about the university, visit www.uidaho.edu.

Moscow, Idaho is a university town nestled in the rolling Palouse hills. Close to the mountains and resorts of northern Idaho, Moscow is 80 miles from Spokane, Washington, and an hour’s flight from Seattle. It has wonderful recreational opportunities. It has a business incubator located on campus and a number of start-up companies.

To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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