Employment

Faculty - Athletic Coaching Education

Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Coaching 


 

Position: 

Full-time tenure-track faculty appointment

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Coaching Education or related area
  • Record of teaching and coaching excellence
  • Record of professional and/or community service
  • Record of scholarly activity warranting appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

 

Preferred:

  • A broad perspective on the field of athletic coaching education including familiarity and/or experience with the other academic programs in the department (Physical Education, Health, and Recreation).  
  • Minimum of one year of college/university teaching experience in Coaching Education.
  • Familiarity with NCATE and institutional audit and review.
  • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship including experience using a web-based course management system.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with students present.
  • Experience providing professional service within a college/university setting and/or to the community
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and leadership skills.
  • Ability to teach Introduction to Coaching, Application of Mechanical Principles to Coaching, Conditioning of Interscholastic Sports, Psycho-Social Aspects of Coaching, and/or Organization and Administration of Interscholastic Athletics.
  • Ability to teach in related disciplines.

 

Rank:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Coaching Education. This individual must serve as the coordinator of the coaching minor and coaching field study as well as advise students in the coaching minor.

University:

Founded in 1868, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 10,500 students in 45 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degree programs. UW-Whitewater offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.

Community:

Whitewater, a city of 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago

 Application:

A complete application must include a letter of application specifically addressing the aforementioned qualifications and responsibilities, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate educational experiences, and the names and contact information of three references.

 

Please send all materials electronically to: Linda Kinson (kinsonl@uww.edu).

 

Inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to: Dr. Dianne Jones; Coaching Education Search Chair; Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Coaching; 123 Williams Center; University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Whitewater, WI 53190; phone: 262-472-1140; fax: 262-472-3221, or jonesd@uww.edu.

 

Review:

Complete applications received by January 15, 2008, will be ensured full consideration; the position is considered open until filled. Date of appointment is August 25, 2008.

 

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.