Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Job description

The University of North Alabama is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Exercise Science.  This HPER faculty position is an entry-level (Assistant Professor) appointment. Duties include teaching 12 credit hours per semester, student advisement, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and working on departmental, college and university-wide committees. The candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science curriculum, which may include exercise prescription, introduction to fitness testing, kinesiology, exercise leadership and others. Additional responsibilities include maintaining office hours in accordance with university policy, and performing other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom and online teaching, student advising and mentoring, curriculum development, research/scholarship and professional activity. Review of applications will begin in January 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Doctoral degree Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a closely related field is required. Background in teaching at the university level (undergraduate as well as graduate), as well as experience with program development and student mentoring, especially at the graduate level is desired.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5077.  Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and reference list at the time of application.  Three letters of reference and transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants section of the posting for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.  UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 12/19/2018
Application Due: 2/17/2019
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Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.