George Fox University - Faculty
  • 03-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Department of Kinesiology
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

George Fox University announces a non-tenure track faculty position in Kinesiology, to begin in August 2022. Full-time and half-time applicants will be considered. The Department of Kinesiology is seeking a faculty member that is enthusiastic about providing engaging and effective instruction and mentoring to undergraduate students. The ideal candidate will have experience with classroom, clinical, and remote instruction. Further, experience with academic advising is highly valued.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Teach a full-time course load for Fall and Spring Semesters (Visiting Professor: 30

credits teaching per year).

  • Maintain a high standard in classroom teaching through engaging and effective instruction, exhibiting awareness and understanding of best practices in undergraduate education through application in the classroom, and remaining current with issues, curriculum, and classroom approaches in the Kinesiology discipline.
  • Engage in scholarship that contributes to the advancement of Exercise Science as a profession
  • Participate in the work of the department and the university
  • Participate in the ongoing and innovative work of the Department of Kinesiology.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with Kinesiology professionals and other campus educators.

Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology related field is required; Doctoral degree in Kinesiology field preferred.
  • Teaching experience in a higher education institution is preferred.
  • Excellent professional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Commitment to maintaining consistently high professional standards.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures kindly apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Concise description of research plans

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to: (Mary Imboden, mimboden@georgefox.edu)


*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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