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Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving more than 11,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. Northeastern engages its diverse campus community in a rich environment of teaching, learning and scholarship. The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, sciences, education and business. Newsweek magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth best investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois. The University also is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Northeastern is an EO/AA employer and welcomes applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities as well as other qualified applicants.

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COE FACULTY POSITIONS AVAILABLE FALL 2015:

Assistant Professor of Heath Education (Tenure Track)

 

Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

Start Date:     Fall 2015
Rank:             Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Salary:           Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

The University: Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a fully accredited public university serving more than 10,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, sciences, education and business. Newsweek magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth best investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois. The University is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Program: The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics (HPERA) offers B.A. programs in Physical Education (K-12), Secondary Health Education (6-12), Health and Wellness, and an M.S. program in Exercise Science. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (now CAEP), and all programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include courses in health education and other assigned courses across multiple campuses, as required by the department. Faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, participate in department, college and university service initiatives, and conduct and disseminate scholarly research.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in health education or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD with doctoral completion prior to 9/1/2015 will be considered); knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate health education courses; previous health education programming experience in a school and/or community setting; K-12 teaching experience; expertise in technology applications for teaching and learning; engagement in scholarly activities; and demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in diverse settings and within an NCATE (now CAEP) accredited program. Knowledge of edTPA, field experience and supervision of student teachers, as well as previous teaching experience in the areas of health education methods, health education curriculum, community health.

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application: Please send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to:

Dr. William J. Quinn
Professor and Chair
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
W-Quinn@neiu.edu

Electronic files are preferred.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.

 

 

Assistant Professor of Physical Education - K-12 (Tenure Track - Two Positions Available)
Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

Start Date:    Fall 2015

Rank:            Assistant Professor (Tenure Track – 2 positions)
Salary:          Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

The University: Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a fully accredited public university serving more than 10,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, sciences, education and business. Newsweek magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth best investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois. The University is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Program: The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics (HPERA) offers B.A. programs in Physical Education (K-12), Secondary Health Education (6-12), Health and Wellness, and an M.S. program in Exercise Science. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (now CAEP), and all programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include courses in physical education and other assigned courses across multiple campuses, as required by the department. Faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, field experience and supervision of student teachers, participate in department, college and university service initiatives, and conduct and disseminate scholarly research.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in physical education or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD with doctoral completion prior to 9/1/2015 will be considered); knowledge and ability to teach physical education courses; previous K-12 teaching experience; expertise in technology application for teaching and learning; engagement in scholarly activities; and demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching in diverse settings and within an NCATE (now CAEP) accredited program. Knowledge of edTPA, as well as relevant instructional, professional, and research technologies. Experience teaching adventure education, physical education methods courses, physical education curriculum courses, adapted physical education.

Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application: Please send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to:

Dr. William J. Quinn
Professor and Department Chair
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
W-Quinn@neiu.edu

Electronic files are preferred. *Positions are contingent upon funding availability.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.

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