Major Duties: - Teach a variety of school health courses in the Physical Education/School Health program.- Supervise intern teachers in area school districts.- Provide evidence of meeting CAEP standards.- Advise undergraduate and graduate students.- Conduct research and secure internal and external funding.- Serve on department, college, and university committees.- Additional duties as assigned by the Department Chair.
Minimum Qualifications: - Doctoral degree of School Health and/or physical education required from an accredited institution. - ABD candidates will be considered; Doctoral degree is required within six months of employment.- Applied knowledge of national/state health education standards, theoretical instructional practices applied to teacher education and health literacy, and evaluation strategies for health education/literacy content and skills.- Ability to teach a variety of courses in school health.- Interest in teaching online courses.- Excellent written and verbal communication, project management, and highly effective presentation skills.
Internal Number: 352_57069
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.