School of Education, Benedictine University

710 7363
Position ID:Benedictine University-SchofEduc-ASTPROFPE06082016 [#7363]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Exercise and Sports Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physical Education
Appl Deadline:2017/04/02 finished (posted 2016/06/08, finished 2017/09/06, listed until 2017/05/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Benedictine University

School of Education

Physical Education and Exercise and Sports Studies (ESS)

Full-Time, Term Appointment, 2017 Fall Semester



Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.


We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.

Position Description: Benedictine University School of Education invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, faculty term appointment as Assistant Professor. Appointment date is August 2017.



·       Teaching, research and service as outlined in the University Faculty Handbook

  • Serve as Academic Advisor for program majors.

·       Facilitate curriculum development, implementation, and progression of the Physical Education and Exercise and Sports Studies programs.

  • Participate in the systematic program evaluation of the programs.
  • Collaborate with programs in the areas of health education, nutrition and exercise physiology.
  • Conduct on-going research/scholarly activity in area of expertise and disseminate findings.
  • Participate in professional and community activities.
  • Participate in academic activities at Department, College and University level.

Minimum Qualifications: 

·       Earned doctorate in Physical Education or related field from an accredited institution

·       Evidence of scholarly/research accomplishments

  • Ability to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with colleagues, students and the community


Preferred qualifications

Teaching License in Physical Education


Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.   


Application Process:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing current teaching experience, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research/scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions should be directed to:  MeShelda Jackson, School of Education Department Chair,  College of Education and Health Services, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL, 60532; Phone 630-829-6282; Fax 630-829-6281; email: Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. permanently. An EEO employer.


Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

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