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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education Teachers College, Henderson

Teachers College, Henderson
Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletic Training

Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education

Position: Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education, nine-month tenure-track position. The position will be open January 2017.

Job Description: The successful applicant will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Physical Education and Health and Human Performance, including such courses as Essentials of Human Anatomy I and II, Kinesiology and Adapted Physical Education. He/She is expected to have experience teaching in hybrid and online courses. Other responsibilities include advising majors, supervising field/practicum experiences, serving on university and departmental committees, performing community service, and conducting research. Faculty members are expected to perform other duties required to meet department and University needs.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate (applicants who are ABD with a firm completion date will be considered) from a regionally accredited university in physical education or health sciences or a related field. Experience in college teaching, advising, and use of instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies expected. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills articulate a history of professionalism and collaboration.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The University: Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, AR, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic DeGray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit, or for more information about Henderson and our community.

Applications should be directed and emailed in pdf format to:

Dr. Lewis Kanyiba
Search Committee Chair
Henderson State University – HPER/AT Department


Applications will include an application letter; a current curriculum vita; a statement of higher education philosophy; and names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three current references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy. The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts.