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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Kinesiology - Ed 10014394
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Instructor/Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The MSU Department of Kinesiology has openings for fixed-term instructors/assistant professors to teach online courses for our sport coaching and leadership master’s degree and certificate program, kinesiology masters degree program, and kinesiology bachelor’s degree program.

The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.  

Responsibilities will include one or more of the following: Teaching graduate-level courses (primarily online); developing curriculum for graduate courses (primarily online); teaching undergraduate courses. Course subject matter relates to the following areas: athletic administration, sp ort leadership, recreation facility management, sport law, coaching psychology, coaching science, safety and injury control, physical bases of coaching, strength and conditioning, skill acquisition, student-athlete development, sport-based youth development, and other areas pertaining to kinesiology.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Kinesiology, Sport Administration, or equivalent program

Minimum Requirements

Advanced degree in Kinesiology, Sport Administration, or equivalent program. Evidence of significant scholarly background in coaching science, kinesiology, sport science, and/or sport administration. College-level teaching and course development (especially online delivery). Doctorate required for Assistant Professor; Master's required for Instructor; Bachelor's required for Assistant Instructor

Desired Qualifications

Earned doctorate and demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching. Minimum 3 years teaching and course development experience at the graduate level. Experience with online teaching.

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references (provide names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers), and up to three recent examples of relevant instructional materials, scholarship, or other work that demonstrates expertise and experience. Letter of application should specify courses and/or subject areas you are qualified to teach, noting specific qualifications. Submissions should be made electronically through: 

Special Instructions

With specific questions, please contact Dr. Andy Driska (email:

Review of Applications Begins On

08/09/2019 and will continue until filled.


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