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(Archived) Faculty, Sport and Movement Science (PE Education), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2023

Last Updated: 2/28/23

Job Description

The Sport and Movement Science Department offers content courses for three physical education teacher education programs. There are two programs that lead to initial licensure in physical education include the 4+1 Bachelor Science/MEd in Physical Education and Masters of Arts in Teaching Physical Education. The Masters of Education Leadership in Physical Education for candidates pursuing professional licensure in physical education or for educators engaging in professional development. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate physical education methods courses, instructing activity courses, developing strong relationships with surrounding public schools, supervising and placing physical education student teachers, leading pre-practicum and practicum seminars, advising students with academic and career decisions, and lead-faculty roles and responsibilities.

Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates
diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.

Required Qualifications:

Successful applicants will have a doctorate degree in physical education, or education and teaching experience in physical education at either secondary schools and/or elementary schools.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Massachusetts physical education teacher licensure requirements; experience in distance learning and instructional technologies; and an abiding interest in community involvement as well as demonstrated expertise in the use of movement for socioemotional learning/recreation and community wellness.

As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty/librarian ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster

EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note:
If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...