Physical Education and Health Program
Assistant Professor

Job Details:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, School of Education, is seeking a tenure-track candidate in the Physical Education and Health Program.

The position requires the completion of or demonstrated progress toward a Ph. D., Ed. D., or ABD in Physical Education or related field. The terminal degree must be completed prior to consideration for tenure. Expertise in exercise science and three or more years' relevant experience teaching at the university level is preferred. Candidates should be willing to conduct undergraduate research. The candidate should demonstrate strong verbal, written, and pedagogical skills.

Responsibilities include teaching Physical Education major courses: Physiology of Exercise, Kinesiology, and Athletic Training and may include some of the following activities/courses: Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Treatment, Strength and Conditioning, Academic Advising, undergraduate research and committee involvement in the University community. Duties may also include teaching some activity courses to general education students.

Effective Date of Appointment:
August 20, 2013.

To Apply:
To apply, please submit the following items via our online application process by May 31, 2013:
  1. A letter of application, addressing all qualifications listed above, including technical skills and experience.
  2. A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.
  3. A vita with names and contact information of three current references.
Official transcript will be required of finalists.

A potential applicant who is NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System, click here to apply:

UW-Platteville External Applicants

A current employee of the University of Wisconsin System, click here to apply:

UW-Platteville Internal Applicants

Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) by selecting the link below. External applicants can also view the FAQs after accessing the online system by clicking on the "Help" link in the upper right corner.

Apply Online FAQs

To Ensure Consideration:
Review of applications will begin June 1, 2013. A completed application with all required elements, must be received to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 11,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.