Assistant Professor of Movement Science

Allendale, Michigan
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Oct 07, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title:  Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Department of Movement Science

Required Qualifications and Education: Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or closely related field. ABD will be considered with Ph.D. completed by August 2020. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the university level. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clear plan for their scholarship/research agenda. Service involvement in related areas.

Preferred Qualifications and Education: Experience teaching at a 4 year institution. ACSM, NSCA, or other related certifications. A clear research agenda suitable to a teaching intensive, student centered university. Individuals who can contribute to the Movement Science Department through their teaching, scholarship, and service as well as to the diversity and excellence of the GVSU community are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

Teach 9cr load each term. Will teach a variety of courses that may include: Kinesiology, strength and conditioning, as well as teaching skills in the candidate’s area of expertise and other areas that complement our core instructional needs. Advise and mentor students. Provide service to the Department of Movement Science, Grand Valley community (department, college, university) and the profession. Conduct scholarly work involving undergraduate students.


Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Grand Valley State University offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website


Department/Division:  Movement Science Department


Campus: Allendale

How To Apply: Apply online at Submit a letter of application, CV, and brief statements outlining your scholarship/research agenda and teaching philosophy. You will also need to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Contact Dr. David Laughlin, Search Committee Chair, at (616) 331-9369 or [email protected] with questions about the position.

Application Deadline Date:  Application review will begin October 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000.

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