Open Date: 10/13/2017
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: A doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to: Exercise and Sport Science, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Health Psychology, Public Health with Physical Activity Emphasis). Candidates with Ph.D. conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to your first reappointment.
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 co-chairs, Drs. Katrina DuBose ([email protected]; 252-328-1599) and Thomas Raedeke ([email protected]; 252-737-1292).
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 is expected to: teach in the areas of physical activity across the lifespan, sport psychology, exercise psychology, or exercise adherence, and to develop a nationally recognized research program evident by a strong publication record. Seeking external funding is expected. Substantial opportunities for collaborative research exist with faculty in the College of Health and Human Performance, Brody School of Medicine, and Departments of Public Health, Psychology, and Nutrition Science. Additional responsibilities include providing service to the university, community, and profession along with directing master's thesis research and undergraduate advising.