Peru State College
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Full-Time Faculty Employment Opportunities
Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, & Recreation (HPER) - 2 positions available



School of Education


Consideration of applications begins immediately.


Start Date :
August, 2014



Nine month contract salary mid $40’s to mid $50’s, depending upon qualifications. Opportunity for additional summer pay. Excellent benefits package.                                                                     



Master’s degree required, terminal degree strongly preferred.  Terminal degree required for tenure.  The ideal candidate will have advanced degree in Health and/or Physical Education and a terminal degree in Health Education, Physical Education, or Education-Curriculum & Instruction; significant professional experience; the capacity to conduct research; and successful teaching experience.  Prior successful teaching experience at the PK-12 level strongly preferred, as well as experience/interest in online instruction and integrating community projects and technology into courses.


Teaching a 12 hour load per semester of onsite undergraduate courses, advising and mentoring students, providing service to the College, active participation in campus life on main campus in Peru, NE, and implementing an active professional development/academic discipline contribution plan.  Faculty members are expected to demonstrate commitments to continuous improvement of instructional practices and student engagement in and outside the traditional learning space.  Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include coursework from one or more of the following areas:  health and physical education methods and assessment, foundations of HPER, sports skills and motor learning, health concepts, and/or adapted physical education. 



Application Procedure:

Employment Application (pdf)


Send the following:

  1. the completed application
  2. letter of interest
  3. curriculum vitae clearly showing education
  4. work background and years of experience
  5. statement of teaching philosophy
  6. academic transcripts (photocopies accepted),
  7. contact information for 3 current references (name, address, telephone number and email)


Human Resources

Peru State College

PO Box 10

Peru, NE 68421-0010.


GENERAL INFORMATION:  PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution.  PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee orapplicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions.  The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504.  Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Eulanda Cade, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Peru State College, PO Box 10, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230.