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Assistant Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education
University of Wyoming

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education
University University of Wyoming More About This Institution...
Laramie, WY, United States
Department Kinesiology and Health More About This Department...
Application Deadline Feb. 7, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 21, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physical Education & Kinesiology

Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Division of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Wyoming, beginning August 2021. Required qualifications include earned doctorate or ABD (summer 2021) with an emphasis in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE), Sport Pedagogy or a related field of research; evidence of scholarly potential; and evidence of effective university teaching. Preferred qualifications include teaching experience in Elementary physical education; knowledge in the areas of Elementary physical education content, methods, and assessment. A productive research program with evidence of or potential to secure research funding. Successful student mentorship and supervision. Strong communication and collaborative skills. Active engagement with relevant professional associations. Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Responsibilities include: SCHOLARSHIP – Develop a research program that complements existing strengths in the division and has the potential for interdisciplinary collaborations. This program should lead to: refereed publications, national and international presentations, attainment of internal and external funding; and the inclusion of graduate/undergraduate research projects. TEACHING – Provide quality instruction in areas of physical education teacher education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels using both on campus and distance modalities. SERVICE – Participate in PETE program development at the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise/mentor students; provide service to the division, college, university, state, and profession.

Administratively housed in the College of Health Sciences, the Division of Kinesiology and Health has 12 full-time faculty members and offers B.S. and M.S. programs in the areas of Kinesiology and Health and Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE). There are over 400 undergraduates and 30 graduates majoring in the programs offered. The PETE program is nationally recognized and has faculty members that have national and international recognition for their scholarly accomplishments and teaching excellence. The undergraduate program is delivered within excellent on campus facilities and through established relationships with teachers and schools across the State of Wyoming. The graduate PETE program includes the provision of distance and on campus learning opportunities. Information about the department can be found at The University of Wyoming, founded in 1886 at Laramie, is an educational research community of more than 13,000 students. Approximately two hours by car north of Denver, CO, Laramie is situated at 7,200 feet above sea level on the high plains of southeastern Wyoming between the scenic Laramie Range to the east and the spectacular Medicine Bow Mountains to the west. For more information visit our website at

  • The University of Wyoming is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We especially welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, veterans, or any other legally protected group.

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  • Tristan Wallhead
    Kinesiology and Health
    University of Wyoming
    1000 E University Ave
    Laramie, WY 82071
  • 3077664191


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