Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.
The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.Carnegie
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.General Description / Primary Purpose
The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science Programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to establish a consistent record of conducting and publishing research in his/her area of expertise, mentoring student research, participating in university, community, and professional service, and providing exceptional instruction associated with student learning success. Summer assignments are subject to the faculty collective bargaining agreement.
UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.Essential Duties Job Function
The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science Programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to establish a consistent record of conducting and publishing research in his/her area of expertise, mentoring student research, participating in university, community, and professional service, and providing exceptional instruction associated with student learning success.Percentage Of Time100% Posting Detail Information Marginal FunctionsRequired QualificationsFaculty Position Required Qualifications
Qualified candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in Exercise Science (or related field) from a regionally accredited institution prior to the starting date.Departmental Requirements
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in exercise physiology as well as one or more additional areas including pediatric exercise physiology, epidemiology, adolescent health, and research and statistics.
UNF is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Statement(s) of Understanding Definition
Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.Required Licensure or Certification
NoneMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date08/05/2019Job Posting Date09/28/2018Application Review Date11/26/2018Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationAshley Drake (904) 620-2248Hiring OfficialCurt Lox, Joel BeamLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions
You must include three Professional References when creating your application including their name, telephone number, and email address to be considered for the position.
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and upload documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Ashley Drake at (904) 620-2248, or via e-mail at [email protected] Initial review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018.Quicklinkhttp://www.unfjobs.org/postings/8343Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
- Curriculum Vitae