School of Education
Physical Education and Exercise and Sports Studies (ESS)
Full-Time, Tenure Track Faculty, 2017 Fall Semester
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.
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.
Description: Benedictine University School of
Education invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, tenure track faculty
appointment as Assistant Professor. Appointment date is August 2017.
research and service as outlined in the University Faculty Handbook
- Serve as Academic Advisor
for program majors.
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
- Participate in
professional and community activities.
- Participate in academic
activities at Department, College and University level.
Earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or related field
from an accredited institution
Evidence of scholarly/research accomplishments
to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work
harmoniously with colleagues, students and the community
ACSM certification preferred
Deadline: Review of
applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until position
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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Benedictine%20University. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.