Assistant Professor of Allied Health

Employer
Eastern Connecticut State University
Location
Willimantic, CT

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Assistant Professor of Allied Health

Department: Health Sciences

Position: Assistant Professor of Allied Health, Tenure Track

Job Description: The Department of Health Sciences is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of Allied Health whose primary teaching responsibilities would be to help develop and service courses such as Exercise Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Introduction to Kinesiology. Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses such as Foundations of Health Science and Current Topics in Health Sciences. Faculty will report to the Department Chair for the implementation of the approved curriculum based on the mission and philosophy of the Health Sciences Department at ECSU. The position is a Nine-month salaried contractual position starting in August 2022. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits per semester. The successful candidate will provide students with opportunities to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills identified in course objectives using varied and appropriate teaching methods. Faculty in the Department of Health Sciences must also participate in the program evaluation and continuous improvement process and engage in personal professional development. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to 1) excellence in teaching (preferably in a Liberal Arts setting), 2) advising for student success and preparing students for related careers and/or graduate program admission, 3) establishing a productive research program that will involve undergraduates, and 3) providing service to the department, college, university and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Exercise Science or related field, ABD will be considered with doctoral degree complete date on or before August 2022
  • Demonstrate professional competence
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of liberal arts education
  • Work productively with colleagues and students
  • Be interested in educating a diverse population of students
  • Successfully complete an interview that will include a teaching presentation and/or research seminar
  • Successfully complete criminal background check and drug screening

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year or more in undergraduate teaching experience in related courses
  • Experience teaching in a liberal arts institution
Respond to: Please send in one combined PDF file including a curriculum vitae, a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and the name and contact information for three professional references via email to Dr. Darren Dale, Search Chair, (email: [email protected]). Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide official transcripts of all post-secondary education, and three letters ofrecommendations from professional references. Search will continue until the position is filled.

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