Lecturer - Exercise Science
Position Title: Lecturer - Exercise Science
Department: Sch Health & Applied Human Sciences - 31530
Vacancy Number: 16F-118
Position Number: 448
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position:
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS), in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), seeks a dynamic, creative, and exemplary candidate for a full-time, 9 month position for a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the Exercise Science Program. This appointment will begin during the 2017-2018 academic year or in August 2018. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach lecture and lab courses in both online and traditional environments.
Applicants must hold at least an earned master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology, or a closely-related field at the time of employment and have an established record of or demonstrated potential for successful academic instruction.
Preference will be given to candidates who (a) have experience with or demonstrated potential for successful teaching in higher education in online and traditional environments; (b) have experience teaching human anatomy-related, human physiology-related, and other exercise science-related lecture and lab courses; © evidence of a commitment to promoting undergraduate student scholarly activity; (d) evidence of ability to contribute to collaborative relationships; and (e) hold professional certifications associated with exercise science.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The UNCW Exercise Science Program has a long-standing and successful history of preparing students for matriculation to graduate school and/or careers within exercise science and allied-health. The successful candidate will join an outstanding Exercise Science faculty that serves approximately 300 undergraduate students.
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences houses six undergraduate degree programs including Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education/Health, Public Health Studies, Recreation Therapy, and Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management. The School also houses the graduate programs in Gerontology and Physical Education and Health, and sponsors PED 101 (Physical Activity and Wellness), which serves as the university wellbeing requirement.
The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) opened its doors in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional education, and health and human services knowledge dissemination and application. The CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, the School of Nursing, and the School of Social Work. Moreover, the CHHS houses two emerging centers: the Center for Healthy Communities and the Center for Clinical Research Workforce Development. The overarching goal of the CHHS is to help individuals, families and communities live healthier, more prosperous and more productive lives. CHHS strives to accomplish this goal through excellence in teaching, scholarship/research, and service. To achieve this excellence, the faculty and staff are committed to responsible stewardship of the resources allocated to the CHHS. The CHHS has a permanent operating budget of $17M, over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and approximately 145 permanent employees. The College seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional and collaborative approach to enhancing the health and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 09/13/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 10/16/2017
Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.