Dept of Movement Arts, Assistant Professor, Biomechanics (Full Time, Temporary, 1 Year)
Department Summary: The Department promotes the acquisition of and application of knowledge for diverse populations in human movement (sport, fitness/exercise, dance), teaching physical education, health education/promotion, recreation, coaching, and athletic training; and The Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies (MAHPLS) prepares athletic trainers, educators in health, physical education, and adapted physical education, coaches, and fitness and recreation leaders who can provide qualified leadership in their respective fields and enhance quality of life by encouraging commitment to healthy lifestyle choices.
Essential Duties: The Movement Arts Department seeks candidates for a 1 year full-time, benefited, temporary position. 1. Teach Biomechanics courses in the Physical Education Department 2. Teach a variety of discipline specific content courses in biomechanics and labs, anatomy and other related areas 3. Advise students Classes may be conducted on any of BSU's three campuses; the main campus in Bridgewater and at BSU's satellite campuses in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.
Required Qualifications: * Earned doctorate in Applied Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education or related field with a concentration in Biomechanics (ABD candidates will be considered) * Experience teaching Biomechanics Lecture and Laboratory Activities * Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising, and working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity
Preferred Qualifications: * Practical experience in teaching * Previous experience using Biomechanics instruments * Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.