Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Job description

Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date October 23, 2017

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Vacancy # V-F34

Department Exercise Science and Physical Education

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Tenure-track position in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, with expertise in Sports Conditioning. The candidate will teach courses in Fitness Activities, Anaerobic Exercise Leadership, and Theoretical Foundations of Sports Conditioning, among other areas, in the undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science programs and possibly courses for students in Athletic Training and Physical Education. It is preferred that the candidate have research interests related to these areas. The successful candidate will be expected to be an active scholar, develop a significant body of refereed publications, advise students, engage in curriculum development, and participate in department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications & Requirements

Required: Earned doctorate in Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Learning, or related field; a well-defined research agenda; Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (NSCA) and/or USA Weightlifting coaching certification; and evidence of scholarly activities.

Preferred: Demonstration of the potential to secure external funds and evidence of the ability to integrate computer technology into instruction are highly desirable.

We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and/or are interested in addressing issues of diversity in research, teaching, and curriculum development.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 2018

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Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at






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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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