Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Exercise Science (Tenure Track)

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Requisition Number:0812056Number of Open Positions:1Position Title:Assistant ProfessorOther Title Information:Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Exercise Science (Tenure Track)Organization:212801 - KINESIOLOGYPosition Summary:

•Maintain an active research/publication record
•Pursue external funding
•Direct graduate student theses and dissertations
•Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science and related areas
•Participate in professional organizations
•Participate in academic citizenship

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The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Kinesiology
Exercise Science Program

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology – Exercise Science (Tenure Track)

The exercise science faculty in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Alabama invite applications to fill a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in exercise science to begin August 2020. New faculty are needed to help with the tremendous growth in exercise science the university has experienced in recent years. There are currently 7 tenure track and 2 clinical (non-tenure track) faculty in this area. Current research emphases include physical activity, sedentary behavior, body composition, and cardiometabolic health outcomes; physiological adaptation to physical training and athlete monitoring; meta-analysis and evidenced-based methodology; cardiovascular and thermoregulatory responses to heat stress; and applied exercise physiology. Applicants are sought who can complement these research areas or expand the current profile into new areas and who value working collaboratively.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Earned doctorate in exercise science, or related field
•A clear research agenda in exercise science
•Previous teaching experience in exercise science
•Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science

Preferred Qualifications:
•Post-doc or prior experience in a faculty position
•Professional certification such as ACSM EP-C or NSCA CSCS

Responsibilities:
•Maintain an active research/publication record
•Pursue external funding
•Direct graduate student theses and dissertations
•Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science and related areas
•Participate in professional organizations
•Participate in academic citizenship

Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Jonathan Wingo at [email protected]

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: August 16, 2020

Benefits:
• Health and Life Insurance
• TIAA-CREF available
• Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
• Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application; unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework; vita; up to three samples of professional writing; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

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Search Initiation Date:07/12/2019Expected Starting Date:08/16/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach as three (3) separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – Names, addresses and phone numbers of three references
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework (combine multiple transcripts into one document)
3. Document 3 – Up to three samples of professional writings (combine multiple writing samples into one document)

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