Open Date: 10/05/2017
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in Kinesiology or a closely related field including but not limited to, exercise science, physiology and nutrition.
Special Instructions to Applicant: In addition to a candidate profile, candidates must also submit the following documents online: (1) letter of application addressing position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of the candidate's teaching/student mentoring philosophy, and (4) a list of three references with contact information. Three letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system (https://ecu.peopleadmin.com). For questions regarding the application process, the program or the specific position, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Houmard, Kinesiology 937258 Search Committee Chair; email: Houmardj@ecu.edu.
Job Duties: East Carolina University seeks individuals to fill a nine-month tenure-track appointment in the Department of Kinesiology within the College of Health and Human Performance effective, August 2018. The department seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of research, teaching, leadership, and the application of knowledge. The successful candidate for this position will be eligible for an appointment in the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL: http://www.ecu.edu/hpl/), other institutional laboratories/centers, and add to the department's current research strength in adult and pediatric obesity, diabetes, muscle and metabolic dysfunction, and cardiovascular disease. The successful candidate is expected to: teach in support of the Departmental mission, mentor undergraduate and graduate students (including students in the Ph.D. in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science program); maintain a strong publication record; have, or be developing, an externally funded research program; and contribute professional service consistent with rank and responsibilities. We have particular interest in research focus on examining human health, especially in relation to the positive effects of physical activity/exercise.