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Associate Professor-Fixed Term

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

Position Summary

Responsibilities will include some combination of the following teaching, generally on a part-time per class basis: Teaching undergraduate courses and/or Basic Instruction Program (BIP) Physical Activity courses in the Department of Kinesiology at MSU. These (approximately) 40, single-credit (1 credit) courses are designed to allow all MSU students to be physically active, learn a new sport, and engage with students and instructors from diverse backgrounds to improve overall well-being. For a complete list of undergraduate courses, please visit the (BIP courses include KIN 100 through 119).

Position is planned to recur every Summer Semester

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

 All courses require sports coaching/teaching experience.

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • cover letter, please explicitly outline which BIP course(s) or undergraduate lecture course(s) you are interested in teaching in your cover letter, as well as listing your qualifications for teaching these particular courses.

Special Instructions

Please submit application on MSU Careers. Applications will be reviewed as needed.

Summary of Physical Demands

Physical demands are dependent upon course selection, can include but not limited to; running, lifting, swimming, dancing and other physical activities.

Summary of Health Risks

Various physical activity depends on courses taught (Hockey, baseball, weightlifting, etc.); blood borne pathogens training required (provided upon hire).

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.



Department Statement

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. 

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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