Clinical Faculty Outdoor Education
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire is currently seeking applicants for a 3-year appointment (with potential for renewal) as a Clinical Faculty Member in the Outdoor Education option with a start date of August, 2018. This is an open-rank position, the focus of which is to coordinate the undergraduate program in Outdoor Education and teach core classes in the undergraduate curriculum. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry. Additional information on the program can be found on the department website (http://chhs.unh.edu/kin_oe)
The successful candidate will have a Masters degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in Education, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Program Administration, Leisure Studies, or a related area. Candidates with substantial program management experience, possessing strong organizational skills and showing evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, are preferred. Familiarity with learning management systems such as Canvas and student record and management programs is also an asset. Courses that may be taught by the candidate include but are not limited to: Outdoor Leadership, Organization and Administration of Outdoor Education Programs, and skills based/leadership courses involving canoeing, backpacking, challenge course operations, and/or rock climbing. Ability to maintain positive relationships with campus offices (admissions, registrar) and lead internal recruitment and marketing efforts will be required. Successful candidates should also show a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with organizations including professional, college, school, and community based programs in order to establish and manage practicum and internship placements.
The University of New Hampshire is the state's public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. The University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.
The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit your materials including a letter of application indicating how qualifications and experiences fit the requirements of the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references via the following link (https://jobs.usnh.edu). For additional inquiries please contact:
Search Committee Co-Chair
University of New Hampshire, Department of Kinesiology
Durham, NH 03824
[email protected] (email)