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Clinical Exercise Physiology

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Clinical Exercise Physiology (Nine month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor)

The Exercise Science Division in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University (CMU) is recruiting for a Full-Time, Nine Month tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 2018. The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is located in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions. The undergraduate exercise science major is recently COAES accredited and a new MS in exercise physiology program is launching Fall 2017. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive benefits package and research support is available.


Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, university service and participate in graduate and undergraduate research. Teaching. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in clinical exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, and exercise across the lifespan. Possible teaching opportunities exist with the College of Medicine. Research. Conduct research and scholarly endeavors that leads to securing extramural funding to support an ongoing research agenda; direct undergraduate and graduate research. Advising and Service. Advise undergraduate and graduate students; involvement in campus and community service.


Required: Earned doctorate in Clinical Exercise Physiology or related field; ABD considered if it is clear that the degree will be completed by the start of the appointment. Demonstrated clinical exercise physiology experience and successful college teaching. Demonstrated commitment to diversity; effective oral/written communication skills. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred: Certification (CES, RCEP); experience or demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts; post-doctoral experience; demonstrated research agenda based on published works and/or external funding. Evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations, including ACSM and AACVPR; and demonstrated leadership skills.

General Information:

The School of Health Sciences offers programs in exercise and health fitness, public health, school health education and health service administration. The departmental faculty is dedicated to student-centered teaching, innovative delivery methodology, collaborative work projects, and applied research. The teaching space and labs are state of the art and extensive; research labs are available and include opportunities in biochemistry, metabolism, cell culture, sports performance, environmental physiology, body composition (DEXA), biomechanics, neuroscience, and animal research.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date of the position will be August 2018. Applications must be submitted through an on-line process beginning at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, copy of academic transcripts, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Jeff Edwards at [email protected] or Dr. Jeff Betts at [email protected] .

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Physical Education and Sport, Communication Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, sport studies, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is http://www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is http://www.cmich.edu/academics/health_professions.

Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Central Michigan University is one of the nation’s 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan, with more than 21,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 50 locations across North America. CMU offers academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels, including several in key areas of strength and emerging interest such as biochemistry, communications, educational leadership, engineering, exercise science, health services and administration, neuroscience, physical therapy, and psychology. CMU also has a College of Medicine, launched in the summer of 2013.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see http://www.cmich.edu/aaeo).




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Posted: 10/30/2017
Application Due: 12/29/2017
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