Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK) at the University of Florida (UF) is seeking applications for a 9-month, full-time lecturer (non-tenure) faculty position. The Department of APK (http://apk.hhp.ufl.edu/) currently enrolls approximately 1000 students (900 undergraduate, 100 graduate) with 22 full-time faculty members. The primary responsibilities of this faculty position may include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, neuromuscular aspects of exercise, strength and conditioning, and exercise physiology. Although the primary duties for this position are instructional, involvement in service at the department, college, and university levels is also expected.

The preferred start date is August 16, 2017.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-7056 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluations Services (NACES) which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Advertised Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a doctorate or terminal degree in exercise science, physiology, kinesiology, or a closely related discipline, and experience teaching university-level courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include experience in the development and delivery of online courses, demonstrated commitment to incorporating technology in the classroom, and documented evidence of teaching excellence. We are seeking individuals who are passionate and enthusiastic towards both teaching and student learning to empower our students to make impactful economic, cultural and societal contributions, consistent with the UF mission. Additionally, applicants should possess good communication and social skills to interact with faculty, staff and students.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017 and continue through April 14, 2017. Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.ufl.edu and include: (1) a letter of application with a statement of career goals, teaching interests, experience, teaching achievements, advising experience and other professional accomplishments; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Other evidence of teaching effectiveness such as course syllabi, teaching evaluations, evidence of teaching awards and/or other credentials should also be submitted on-line. Please send email inquiries or nominations to Dr. Blain Harrison, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at blaincharrison@ufl.edu or phone at (352) 294-1704.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. on April 14, 2017.

Health Assessment Required: No

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