Assistant Professor of Education (Physical Education & Health Education)

  • Russell Sage College
  • Troy, NY
  • Apr 30, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

About Russell Sage College:

Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs.

Job Description:

The Department of Professional Education Programs of The Esteves School of Education at Russell Sage College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position (Professor of the Practice) at the rank of Assistant Professor of Education, Physical Education and Health Education, effective for Academic Year 2021/2022. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching load of 21-credits per academic year (Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Advising students in the undergraduate physical education program and graduate school health education program
  • Service and scholarship appropriate for a non-tenure track position at a teaching institution through the lens of the Boyer Model.
  • Aid in the recruitment and retention of students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.


The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in physical education or related area (ABD may be considered depending on anticipated completion date) and the following:

  • Teaching a wide range of courses for physical education teacher education (undergraduates) and health education teacher education (graduates).
  • Understanding and ability to advise and build relationships with students towards student success.
  • Experience and understanding of edTPA in a high stakes environment.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure for PK-12 physical education and/or health education.


In addition to the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have experience teaching in higher education and PK-12 schools, a track record of collaboration with internal and external departmental constituents for program/course administration, and the ability to work in a dynamic environment.

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