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Posted by | July 24, 2012 | News & Events | No Comments

The United States Sports Academy, the largest graduate school of sport education in the world, has full-time faculty jobs currently open overseas in Malaysia as a zone coordinator and in Sport Studies as chair.

INTERNATIONAL TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

The Academy's instructors who are currently teaching physical education in Malaysia are (front row, left to right) Dr. Dale Reeves, Betsy Smith, Barbara Wise, Christa Camarillo, Amber Magner, Carol Peterka, Dr. Tim DeVinney (back row) J.D. Hoover Jr., Brandon Spradley, Dr. Lawrence Bestmann, Dr. T.J. Rosandich, Bill Price, Shawn Garrett, Dr. Will Evans and Dr. Lawrence Miller.

The United States Sports Academy is seeking physical educators and sports instructors who are interested in teaching abroad in a new pilot program to retrain 1,000 of Malaysia’s physical education teachers. The Malaysia Ministry of Education (MOE) just approved two week and six month assignments. The courses will be taught in six different locations throughout the country, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia. Instructors selected to teach in the program can expect reasonable compensation in addition to round-trip airfare, housing, food and transportation while on assignment. Breaks in the teaching calendar will also afford the instructors the opportunity to experience the local culture and attractions. In addition to these intermediate term positions, the Academy is seeking instructors for future two-week assignments in Malaysia in both physical education and sports. Anyone who is interested in these opportunities should have a graduate degree in a relevant field.

CHAIR OF SPORTS STUDIES

The Chair of Sports Studies will teach residential and distance learning courses in Sports Studies; assist in the development of curricular offerings and write courses for the department; conduct research for presentations in the area of Sports Studies within the available time and resources; serve on institutional thesis and doctoral committees as assigned and when appropriate, chair these committees. He or she will assist in advising students; conduct institutional research as assigned by the Dean of Academic Affairs; assist in the administration of the Mentorship program and the Sports Studies program. He or she will assist in the recruitment of students for Sport Studies, take a leadership role in the evaluation of this field and assist in the preparation of accreditation and certification reports concerning Sports Studies. The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in a sports related discipline and developed computer skills.

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, résumé, and three professional references to:

jobs@ussa.edu

United States Sports Academy

Attention: Dean of Administration and Finance

One Academy Drive

Daphne, AL 36526

Fax: 251.621.2527 EOE

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