Lecturer: Physical Cultural Studies

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland-College Park is seeking a lecturer (non-tenure track) with expertise in Physical Cultural Studies. This position offers an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic faculty of Kinesiology, gain teaching experience, and become part of an active research group in Physical Cultural Studies (www.umdpcs.org).

Qualifications: PhD in related domain of inquiry, and evidence of teaching experience and expertise (ABDs are welcome to apply, as long as PhDs are granted by the date of the appointment: August 23, 2017).

Responsibilities:  Teach undergraduate courses in the sociology of sport/ physical culture, sport for development, and qualitative methods in physical culture, with the possibility of teaching courses in one or more of the following areas:  sport, race, and ethnicity; gender, sport, and culture; sport and globalization.  Advise undergraduate students; participate in activities of the Physical Cultural Studies research group; and fulfill other departmental faculty responsibilities as assigned.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Appointment: 9-month lecturer appointment beginning August 23, 2017 to May 22, 2018.  Teaching summer school and/or winter term for additional pay may be possible.  This is an annual appointment, with the possibility of renewal on annual basis.

Closing Date: For best consideration, please submit application materials by Friday March 31. The search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, letter of application, teaching portfolio (which may include course syllabi, lecture slides, websites, teaching evaluations, and video lectures), and the contact details of three potential referees.

All application materials and inquiries should be directed to:

Polly Schurer, Academic Affairs Coordinator

Department of Kinesiology

School of Public Health

University of Maryland, College Park

Room 2351, SPH Bldg

College Park, MD 20742-2611

(P) 301.405.2453 (F) 301.405.5578 


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