Assistant/Associate Professor, Kinesiology (Generalist) - Fall 2018


Assistant/Associate Professor, Kinesiology (Generalist) - Fall 2018


Position Number: 53073475

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, Kinesiology (Generalist) - Fall 2018. The Department of Kinesiology offers a BS in Kinesiology with four concentrations: Exercise Science, Health & Fitness, Teacher Education/Physical Education, and Sports Medicine. As UNG is a multi-campus institution and the Department of Kinesiology has programs on both the Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses, the candidate may be expected to instruct on both campuses based upon need.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will primarily teach undergraduate courses based on their experience and expertise that complement the current strengths of the Department. Courses could include: Biomechanics, Exercise Testing & Prescription, Cardio-Conditioning (group exercise), Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, Exercise Epidemiology & Aging, Personal & Public Health, and/or Kinesiology.
  • The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, develop and maintain scholarly productivity, and serve on departmental, school, and university committees.
  • Based on need, expertise, and ability to develop/deliver online courses, the successful candidate may also teach graduate courses.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to: Health & Physical Education, Exercise Science, Public Health, or related field).
  • Experience in a higher education kinesiology program preferred.
  • Preference given to candidates with higher education teaching experience.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising, collaborative curriculum development, active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations, and ability to work closely with faculty in related academic disciplines is expected.
  • ACSM and/or NSCA preferred.


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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