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Tenure-Track Position in Physical Education and Health Program-Health Studies

The Berea College Physical Education and Health Program announces a tenure-track appointment in Health Studies beginning August, 2013. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Health or a related field.  We seek a Health Studies educator who is an enthusiastic teacher with a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate courses in Health, Health Education, and Health Promotion. Other responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Lifetime Wellness and a range of activity courses. Teaching in the general education program is also an expectation.  Relevant scholarship, C.H.E.S. certification, and experience with the P-12 student population are highly desirable qualifications.

Applicants should submit a letter of application that includes a teaching statement, a c. v., unofficial transcripts, three reference letters, evidence of good undergraduate teaching, and sample course syllabi. Send all application materials to Ms. Stephanie Woodie, Program Coordinator, at healthsearch@berea.edu . Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 60 countries. As a reflection of its continuing commitment to interracial education, Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. Berea admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a four-year tuition scholarship. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of seven federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a labor position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Graduates distinguish themselves in a variety of fields, including social service, government, ministry, the arts, business, education, medicine, and science, and many go on to earn graduate degrees.

Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 16,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.

Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.

 

 

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