Instructor, Physical Education

William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

ID: 7057290
Posted: May 14, 2019

Job Description

University Information:
William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Join our team and see why William Peace University was voted one of the Triangle’s Best Places to Work in 2017! Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU.

Department: Sciences and Mathematics
Purpose of Department:
The Department of Sciences and Mathematics is dedicated to providing a quality education in order to prepare students for their chosen careers or post-graduate studies. The Sciences and Mathematics Department offers degrees in Biology (BS or BA), Environmental Studies (BA), and Exercise and Sport Science (BS or BA). The department also offers minors in Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Studies.

Summary of Position:
William Peace University (WPU) continuously seeks to appoint scholars with expertise in the field of Exercise and Sport Science in the Department of Mathematics and Science.

The successful candidate will teach a part-time credit load during the Fall 2019 semester within the physical education course curricula, including one or more of the following:

PEH 100 (Lifetime Fitness and Wellness = 2 credits)
PEH 195 (Running: Couch to 5K = 1 credit)
PEH 222 (Personal Training = 2 credits) *Must have a Personal Training Certification with ACE, NASM, NSCA, or ACSM to apply for this course.

Apply to teach one or multiple of these courses by filing out a single application and signifying which courses you are interested in teaching in the question to follow…

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Applicants are expected to have experience teaching these specific courses, including experience with and the ability to use instructional technologies to support classroom activities. The Adjunct Instructor position supports the Exercise and Sport Science program and curricula.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A Bachelors degree in Kinesiology, Exercise & Sport Science, or closely related field
• Previous teaching experience with physical education or activity courses

Preferred Qualifications:
• A Masters degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to Exercise and Sport Science, Exercise Physiology, Physiology, or Rehabilitation Sciences)
• Previous teaching experience with physical education or activity courses


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