Physical Education-Teacher Education
Towson University - Towson, MD

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Department of Kinesiology


The Department of Kinesiology in the College of Health Professions is seeking to fill one 10 month

faculty position in the Physical Education-Teacher Education Program beginning Fall 2011. The successful candidate will be expected to make substantial contributions to Towson University’s newly-implemented graduate program, MS in Kinesiology, with a focus in Physical Education-Teacher Education.

Faculty Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Conduct scholarly activities and seek external funding.
  • Advise undergraduate students in the department.
  • Contribute to the service mission of Department, College, and University.
  • Contribute to professional activities in the discipline.
  • Earned doctoral degree by August 1, 2011 with an emphasis in Physical Education/Teacher Education or related area required.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching physical education at the K-12 level
  • Evidence of scholarship outcomes with potential for external funding required
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching; teaching experience in higher education strongly preferred.
  • Evidence of ability to develop collaborative relationships with faculty and schools and/or other agencies.
Department of Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology has approximately 1200 undergraduate majors in Physical Education- Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Sport Management and 30+ full-time faculty.

Towson University

Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate majors, 38 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 694 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers for at

least three professional references to:
Dr. Alex Vigo-Valentin

Search Committee Chairperson

Department of Kinesiology

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252


Review of the applications will begin on December 1, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

Position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Towson University, often referred to as TU or simply Towson for short, is a public university located in Towson in Baltimore County,...