Assistant in Instruction, HPAS

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October 15, 2019

The non-tenure track position is for the academic year 2019-2020, beginning January 2020 and renewable for a total of three years (2020-2022) and renewable thereafter in three year increments pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching.  Duties of this position include teaching a variety of physical activity skills courses and wellness courses, (examples include relaxation techniques, flexibility, racquetball, badminton, table tennis); developing and revising curriculum for HPAS courses, and developing new HPAS courses.

Education:  Minimum of a BA/BS degree in a field related to Recreation and Sport Studies, Health Promotion, Physical Education, or Health and Human Physiology, or with an equivalent combination of relevant education, certifications, and work experience.

Required Qualifications:  Experience coaching or instruction of sport skills/fitness programs. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent time management and organizational skills.  CPR/AED certification necessary before the first day of class.

Desired Qualifications:  Master’s degree in a related area, or an equivalent combination of relevant education, certifications, and work experience.  American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, or equivalent certification. Experience in teaching Instructional Physical Activity courses in higher education.

Screening of applications begins in early October and continues until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at (refer to Requisition #73781).

The Department of Health and Human Physiology, Health and Physical Activities Skills Program and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.