CHP-N-3115, Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

Towson, Maryland
Oct 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

Department of Kinesiology

College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Exercise Science in the Department of Kinesiology beginning August 2018.


Research doctoral degree in Exercise Science or closely related discipline. ABD applications considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Ability to teach a range of courses in the Exercise Science major that may include: advanced writing for majors, quantitative research methods, exercise physiology and foundations of exercise science. Success working with diverse populations of students and experience in college teaching is highly desirable.


Provide quality instruction primarily in a variety of undergraduate exercise science courses. Conduct research in an area of specialty in Exercise Science that complements the expertise of current faculty and the course offerings. Assist with curriculum development, student recruitment, student advising, and seek external funding. Provide serving to the department, college, university, profession and community.

The Department:

The Department of Kinesiology, located within the College of Health Professions, has 30 full-time faculty and more than 1,300 undergraduate majors in Physical Education/Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Sport Management and Exercise Science. In addition, the department is responsible for oversight of the College of Health Professions Institute for Well-Being’s Wellness Center that serves over 300 members each year with its programs that support student education and community outreach. The department also has a strong, positive relationship with the University’s Division of Athletics.

Towson University:

Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins November 6, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of three current references to:

Dr. Devon Dobrosielski, Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

Phone: 410-704-5604


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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.