The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) at Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of HHPR.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Recreation, primarily Therapeutic Recreation.
Perform departmental, college and university service.
Maintain a record of scholarship.
Must possess or be pursuing a terminal degree in Recreation or related discipline.
Hold at least one degree in Recreation
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or eligible for acquisition of CTRS credentials within 6 months of hire.
Potential for success in teaching, scholarship and service.
Terminal degree in Recreation or related discipline.
Hold at least one degree in Recreation.
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Professional experience working with individuals with special needs.
A record of successful college teaching, scholarly activities and service endeavors.
Position Start Date: August 11, 2014
The Following Background Checks Are Required: Criminal
The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) provides both undergraduate and graduate programs for students from the four-state region of southeast Kansas, and portions of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The department has over 400 majors, offers undergraduate degrees in Recreation, Physical Education and Exercise Science, a graduate degree in HHPR, and has eleven full-time faculty members.
For more information see the Health, Human Performance & Recreation Department web page at: http://www.pittstate.edu/college/education/health/
Additional Information: Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,400 students annually. The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu. Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. Air Travel is through Joplin Regional Airport, NW Arkansas Regional Airport, or Springfield Airport. For more information see: http://www.pittks.org.
Send electronic applications to Laura Covert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please attach 1) a letter of application describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; 2) vita and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 3) three letters of recommendation, and three additional references with names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses. This position is contingent upon funding. Only completed on-line faculty profiles with attached documents will be considered for this position.
Open until filled.
Ms. Laura Covert, Search Committee Chair
Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762-7557