Associate Professor and Chair or Professor and Chair
Open Date: 01/02/2019
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field; demonstrated administrative experience; demonstrated record of scholarship, and teaching effectiveness commensurate with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor and appointment to the University Graduate Faculty; evidence of the ability to interact effectively with faculty members, administrators and students; and commitment to diversity in higher education. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicant: Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. Application screening begins February 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. The preferred start date is July 2019. 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) leadership statement, and (4) a list of three references with contact information. Two to three letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. Two to three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Dr. Sharon Ballard, ECU Rivers West 238 Greenville NC 27858.
Job Duties: The Chair of Kinesiology is the leader of the department and is responsible for promoting quality instruction and mentoring; fostering and supporting diverse forms of scholarship that positively impact the human condition; advocating for faculty and students within the department; and applying expertise in innovative ways that benefit collaborators from campus, the community and the discipline. The selected candidate will value and possess the interest and skills to actively engage with the public including developing and maintaining relationships with alumni and other communities of interest. Excellent skills in managing people, fundraising, research, collaboration, and interpersonal communication also are essential. As the department administrator, the Chair reports directly to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the University's diversity goal, the Department of Kinesiology strongly encourages applicants from historically underrepresented groups.