Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Kinesiology (KINES 395) Internship
Company: Saint Mary's College of California
Posted on: September 15, 2019
Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Kinesiology (KINES 395)
Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Sep 10, 2019
Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus
nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga
Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts
traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students
from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs.
The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of
the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic
character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers
undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and
professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence,
innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant
heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An
outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry,
integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions
to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the
educational benefits of diversity.
Saint Mary's College seeks to hire a per-course adjunct faculty
member to teach KINES 395 Internship (0.50 workload) in the
Graduate Kinesiology Program in Spring 2020 (February 10 -May 21,
This course meets as a class two to three times during the semester
as determined by the instructor. Additionally, the instructor meets
one-on-one with students regularly. Students complete coursework
using the College's on-line learning management system (Moodle) as
well as a predetermined number of hours at their internship
The Master of Arts in Kinesiology program at Saint Mary's College
focuses on the study of human beings engaged in physical activity.
It is designed to ensure that graduate students are exposed to the
breadth and depth of classical and contemporary knowledge in the
component areas of the field while taking advantage of the finest
things about Saint Mary's College (e.g., an interest in the student
as a person and an emphasis on shared inquiry and critical
thinking). Students select a concentration that fits best with
their personal and professional goals: Sport Studies, Sport
Management, or Fitness Management, and complete the program in 14
to 26 months.
Consistent with Saint Mary's College's commitment to inclusive
excellence, the Kinesiology Department strives to be an inclusive
community that fosters respect and belonging for faculty and
students of diverse backgrounds and identities. We seek an
applicant who can engage, advocate for, and support students of
color, women, and underrepresented groups.
This course provides students the opportunity to complete fieldwork
in an area of interest that is in line with the department's
mission and student's professional interests. The course requires
students to directly apply the knowledge acquired in the academic
classroom within the appropriate professional setting. Through this
application students are then able to develop new practical skills
based on their existing theoretical framework. They are also able
to identify personal strengths that will ultimately guide them into
specialized fields within the profession such as marketing, media
relations, recreation management, strength and conditioning, etc.
Finally, it provides students the opportunity to enhance the
professional network so essential for access to and movement within
the Kinesiology professions.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: Evaluate
probable career paths; Describe the qualifications, specific job
requirements, and working conditions for the positions in their
career path; Compare knowledge learned in the classroom to its
application in the field; Understand the need for flexibility and
creativity in the application of knowledge; Initiate the
development of a personal, professional network; Apply basic
concepts to appropriate problems in the work setting; Develop a
better understanding of the work ethic and skills required for
success in the field.
The instructor hired to teach this course is also responsible for
helping students to enroll in it through an on-line petition
The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in Kinesiology
or a closely related field and have a recent publication record in
the field, or a Master's degree in Kinesiology or a closely related
field and have at least five years of current, relevant
professional experience. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the
undergraduate and graduate level as evidenced by recent course
evaluations is strongly preferred as is the ability to teach a
course in a hybrid format. Candidates should be comfortable
supporting and working in a multi-cultural environment.
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