Assistant or Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology

UMN School of Kinesiology
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


School of Kinesiology

University of Minnesota


The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant and diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, sport organizations, arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations. Further information about the University of Minnesota is found at and on the Relocation Assistance Program site

The School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota has a rich tradition of research and scholarship, combined with excellence in teaching and service. The mission of the school is to enrich the quality of human life by expanding, applying, and disseminating the body of knowledge germane to physical activity, recreation, sport, and their applied systems. Complete information on the School can be found on the website,


The School of Kinesiology, College of Education and Human Development, UMTC, is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Exercise Physiology. The appointment is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate position, as contingent upon qualifications and University processes. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The start date is August 28, 2017, which is the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year.


The position expectations include:

  • Establishing an active and independent research program in one of the cutting-edge fields in Exercise Physiology and/or Sports Science Seeking and securing external research funding to support research and other scholarly work Disseminating research findings through publication and presentation in the scientific community Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Physiology and/or Sports Science Mentoring and advising master’s and doctoral students for thesis and dissertation research Serving at the departmental, college and University levels, as well as in the greater professional field and community


  • Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology or a closely related degree in biological science Two or more years of postdoctoral training experience (for Assistant Professor) Record of research productivity demonstrated by publication in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals Teaching experience in Exercise Physiology and related fields at the college level Track record of successful extramural funding (for Associate Professor) Demonstrated experience in advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students Evidence of active engagement in departmental, college, university, and greater professional field and community service


  • Record of leadership in basic and applied research settings including supervision and coordination of multiple research projects Experience in conducting interdisciplinary and collaborative research with colleagues in other related fields of Kinesiology and scientific community


Applications must be submitted online. Please access the University of Minnesota employment system via and then search for Keyword or Job Posting Number 315598. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. You may need to log back in to the recruiting system using the username and password you originally created.

To receive the fullest consideration, applications should be received no later than March 17, 2017. Completed applications will consist of: (a) a letter addressing qualifications that relate to the position; (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) 3 sample publications; and (d) contact information for at least three references. This position will remain open until filled.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Beth Bayley (



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