Lecturer Exercise & Sport Studies

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Lecturer Exercise & Sport Studies

Northampton, MA
Open Date:
Feb 11, 2019

The Department of Exercise & Sport Studies at Smith College invites applications for a half -time, benefits-eligible position at the rank of Lecturer to begin July 1, 2019. This position is for laboratory instruction in anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics of exercise. Initial appointment will be for two-years with potential to renew. Teaching responsibilities for this position will include:

* ESS 509 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function of an Athlete

* ESS 175 a newly designed exercise science laboratory experience class

* ESS 515L Physiology of Exercise and Sport Laboratory (2 sections)

* ESS 510L Biomechanics of Exercise and Sport Studies Laboratory (2 sections)

Occurs in opposite years with ESS 515

In addition to teaching, the lab instructor will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment, developing guidelines and protocols to adapt research projects for teams of students in laboratory classes and independent projects, as well as consulting with students to perform experiments, analyze data, and troubleshoot problems.

Candidates should have a strong foundation in Exercise Science and candidates with experience in lab instruction in the fields of exercise physiology and/or biomechanics are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with experience teaching a diverse student body. A Master’s degree in an exercise science field or an equivalent combination of education and lab instruction is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Exercise Science are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Exercise & Sport Studies may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/exercise-sport-studies.

Application Instructions:

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/60275 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applicants will begin on February 18, 2019.

Diversity and a culture of inclusion among students, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. Smith welcomes applicants from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation and veteran status.

Smith is committed to providing an accessible application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants to request any needed accommodation(s).




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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 5/3/2019
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