Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men's & Women's Cross Country Coach, Asst Track & Field Coach

  • Grinnell College, Physical Education/Athletic Department
  • Grinnell College, 8th Avenue, Grinnell, IA, USA
  • Oct 03, 2019
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Athletics & Coaching

Job Description

The Department of Physical Education/Athletics invites applications for an initial three-year appointment as Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/ Assistant Coach for Track and Field beginning Fall 2020. Assistant Professor (MA) preferred; Instructor (MA) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: organization and administration of athletics, sport psychology, sport sociology, wellness courses and coaching methods. The teaching/coaching load is two sports over two semesters and four credits.  Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Assistant Professor (MA) preferred; Instructor (MA) or Associate Professor possible.

Application Details

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.

To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 8, 2019. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a recruiting plan and coaching philosophy, and provide email addresses for three references.

Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Andy Hamilton at [] or 641-269-3804.