Clinical Assistant Professor in Kinesiology and Health PromotionRequisition Number:
8G040:Kinesiology - Health PromotionWork Location:
Lexington, KYType of Position:
FacultyPosition Time Status :
Full-TimeTenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure TrackRequired Education:
Earned doctorate in kinesiology, health promotion, sport or exercise science, or other appropriate specializations.Required Related Experience:
Certification from ACSM, NSCA, NASM or other reputable organizations is preferred.Job Summary:
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position in Kinesiology and Health Promotion, effective August 16, 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is a nine-month appointment period. Application reviews will begin May 20, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Responsibilities: Pursue excellence in teaching and service. Successful candidates will be expected to teach a four-three course load consisting of primarily undergraduate courses serving most exercise science and health promotion majors; provide support and advise students across departmental undergraduate programs; provide service to the department, college, and university; and support school and community partnerships. Courses taught may include undergraduate courses in Introduction to Fitness, Human Health and Wellness, Nutrition and Physical Fitness, Psychology and Sociology of Physical Education and Sport, and Introduction to Tests and Measurement, or other undergraduate courses as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in kinesiology, health promotion, sport or exercise science, or other appropriate specializations. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in college teaching, student advising, K-12 teaching or school partnerships, professional service, and experience with diverse populations. Certification from ACSM, NSCA, NASM or other reputable organizations is also preferred.
Clinical faculty members in KHP are highly valued, significantly contribute to teaching and service within the program, and serve in important leadership and supportive roles within the department. Opportunities for promotion without tenure are available for full-time clinical faculty members. Additional responsibilities may include participating in curriculum assessment and development, contributing to program administration, and providing service to community and professional organizations.
Applications must be submitted through the UK Jobs website. Application reviews begin May 20, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should contain a cover letter specifying qualifications (upload under Cover Letter); a curriculum vita with full contact information for professional references (upload under Curriculum Vita); and a teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1). Optional materials include copies of student evaluations of candidate’s teaching if available (upload under Specific Request 2) and copies of representative published papers, up to three submitted in a single file (upload under Specific Request 3). Full contact information for three professional references familiar with candidate’s work should be provided when prompted in the application.
Please direct questions regarding this position to Dr. Rosie Lanphere ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, 100 Seaton Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0219, phone (859) 257-3414.
Procedures for Clinical Title Series Faculty Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Granting of Tenure can be found in AR2:6 of the University of Kentucky Regulations. Appointees in the Clinical Title Series shall be subject to annual performance review. All appointments, reappointments, and promotions shall be decided based on merit in the areas in which activity shall be regularly assigned.
The University of Kentucky offers several entities on campus to facilitate teaching, research, and service to support equity across the Commonwealth and beyond (e.g., Education and Civil Rights Initiative in collaboration with the NAACP, the UK MLK Center).
For relevant information about the KHP Department, visit the following websites: University of Kentucky (http://www.uky.edu); College of Education (http://education.uky.edu); Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (http://education.uky.edu/KHP).Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Preference will be given to those with previous experience in college teaching, student advising, K-12 teaching or school partnerships, professional service, and experience with diverse populations.Open Until Filled:
YesUniversity Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.