Assistant Professor, Health & Human Performance

Job description

The Position

Lewis University invites applications for a non-tenure track, Assistant Professor level position in the Department of Health and Human Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.  

The Assistant Professor will teach clinical and/or academic courses in Department curriculum, as determined by area of expertise; advise students; assist Department and Program leadership with curriculum development, student learning assessment, and evolution of the Exercise Science and Movement Science Program; and engage in scholarly research and service.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including generous health care benefits, tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents, as well as 403(b) retirement plan options.  For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at http://www.lewisu.edu

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or Exercise Physiology. ABD or candidates with master’s degrees may be considered with appropriate experience. Demonstrated success of undergraduate teaching experience. Demonstrated commitment to advising and mentoring students. Evidence of ability to produce scholarly/research accomplishments in the areas of human performance. Effective oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Current certification as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM), Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (AACVPR) and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA). Clear and documented evidence of experience working in a clinical exercise setting.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/4254.

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2019
Application Due: 6/1/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive