Assistant/Associate Professor, Exercise Science (Fall 2019)

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Exercise Science (Fall 2019)


Position Number: 10042029

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, Exercise Science in the Department of Kinesiology for the Fall 2019 semester.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 20,000 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 will also teach graduate courses.
  • In addition, leadership opportunity as coordinator of Exercise Science may be available.
  • 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.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to: Exercise Science, Health & Physical Education, Public Health, or related field).
  • Experience in a higher education kinesiology program preferred.
  • ACSM and/or NSCA preferred.
  • Preference given to candidates with higher education teaching experience, and a generalist willing to teach in a number of areas related to exercise science.
  • Applicants with a history of scholarship, strong research agenda, and a current peer-reviewed publication will be given preference.
  • 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.


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2019

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


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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