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Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Job Details

Lane College - Jackson, TN
Full Time
Graduate Degree


Position: Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Department: Academic Affairs

Report to: Division Chair

Classification: Exempt

Position Overview: The Lane College Physical Education Department seeks an Assistant Professor of Physical Education. This is a nine-month faculty position with a maximum teaching load of 15 credit hours. Teaching responsibilities include core and elective classes as well as activity courses. Additional responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, assessment, and service to the college and community. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, CAMS, hybrid/online courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.


  • Academic advising.
  • Program development
  • Participating in departmental, divisional, and institutional activities.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.


  • Ph.D. in Physical Education, Health Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science or the equivalent preferred; a Masters Degree in the same area as listed above required along with evidence of successful collegiate teaching experience.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification and Water Safety Instructor Certification are definite advantages for considerations.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in hands-on teaching and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, Blackboard, hybrid/online courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.
  • Requires some walking and ability to climb stairs, possibly sitting long periods of time, ability to lift up to 10lbs. 1% of the times and minimum travel. Some nights and weekends may be needed.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.