Assistant Professor

Job description

Assistant Professor

Job no: 493346
Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Position title

Assistant Professor


Health/Human Perfmnce, Schl Of

Term of assignment

tenure track

Term end date, if applicable

FLSA status

Exempt = not eligible for overtime

Work schedule




Less than 10%

Brief statement of duties:

Brief statement of duties

This position teaches undergraduate and graduate courses (MS level) in one or more exercise science areas. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduate students and research projects in the Sports Science program, advising graduate students in the Exercise Science master's program and directing master's level graduate theses. This position works with other faculty on the maintenance/supervision of the Exercise Science Laboratory, developing/maintaining a personal program of research and scholarship, and participating in departmental and university committees. This is a campus-based position.

Minimum qualifications:

Required education

Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Discipline/degree area

Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Motor Control or other related field

Required specialized training/certifications

Earned doctorate in an exercise science related area, such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control or related field from an accredited institution by August 2021.

Required minimum work experience

-Evidence of college teaching, research and scholarship
-Must have teaching and supervision experience and meet the requirements for Assistant Professor as described in the School bylaws.

Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required for satisfactory performance of the position duties

-Ability to convey oral and written information in understandable ways and communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
-Ability to work effectively with others in productive ways.
-Commitment to teaching with the ability to incorporate active learning strategies.

Additional desirable qualifications:

Additional desirable qualifications

-Expertise in clinical exercise science.
-Certifications such as American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) (e.g., EP-C or CEP), and/or National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) (e.g., CSCS) or equivalent.
-Ability to mentor and guide student theses and other research projects.
-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, including online instruction.
-Evidence of prior grant funding or funding from other internal or external sources.
-Ability to establish a research program that engages both undergraduate and graduate students.
-Preference will be given to those candidates with strong backgrounds in statistics.


Special instructions to applicants

Applicant materials will include: a Cover Letter, CV, Teaching Philosophy (1 page max), Research Philosophy (1 page max) and an unofficial transcripts.

Contact information

Julie Rochester

Equal Employment Opportunity

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Sep 22 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 16 2020 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 9/24/2020
Application Due: 11/16/2020
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