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PT Education - Physical Education, Curriculum, & Design

The School of Education at Buena Vista University is expanding its faculty to continue serving teacher education candidates on our residential campus and our sites across the state of Iowa. We invite applications for two part-time positions. One in the areas of physical education, and a second with background in curriculum design.

These part-time positions will require a masters degree in a related field and successful teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate exemplary teaching at the college level, integration of instructional technology, flexibility regarding instructional modes, an understanding of adult learners, and support for the institution’s mission.

BVU’s residential campus is located in Storm Lake, Iowa. Sixteen additional sites partner with Iowa Community Colleges located across the state. The successful candidate hired for this position will be located at the BVU site in Council Bluffs (Omaha), Mason City, Ottumwa/West Burlington, or Fort Dodge. The specific location will consider the candidate's preference. A home location at a different BVU site will be considered, but is not preferred. Candidates considered for all positions will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across the state by distance communication and with limited travel. To learn more about Buena Vista University, please visit www.bvu.edu

Candidates for the positions must demonstrate strong disciplinary knowledge, excellence in teaching, a record of professional contribution and service, and a desire to work with diverse learners. In addition, strong collaboration and communication skills are vital for working with students and colleagues.

Review of complete applications will begin on October 17, 2016, and continue until the positions are filled. These positions will begin August 2017. Submit application letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically to Julie Finnern, Dean of School of Education & Exercise Science Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 or email facultyhire@bvu.edu.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa; and, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.  

Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.