GRINNELL COLLEGE - The Department of Physical Education/Athletics invites applications for an initial three-year appointment as Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/ Assistant Coach for Track and Field beginning Fall 2020. Assistant Professor (MA) preferred; Instructor (MA) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: organization and administration of athletics, sport psychology, sport sociology, wellness courses and coaching methods.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 8, 2019. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a recruiting plan and coaching philosophy, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Andy Hamilton at [PhysedSearchXC@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3804.
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An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.
Assistant Professor (MA) preferred; Instructor (MA) or Associate Professor possible.
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