Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing
Closing date
Jun 11, 2023

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Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology

Job Details

Job no: 713552
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Kinesiology - Ed 10014394
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University is seeking a Fixed Term faculty member at the assistant professor level with expertise in sport and exercise psychology. The ideal candidate will be committed to quality teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and value service to the institution, profession, and community. The position is a 9-month fixed-term appointment with an August 16, 2021 start date.

Teach in all modes of delivery and at all levels in areas of expertise and department curricular need.

• Advise and mentor graduate students at the masters and doctoral levels.

• Perform service as appropriate to the department, college, university, profession, and community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have an earned relevant doctoral degree. The successful candidate must show evidence of: (a) high-quality college-level teaching, (b) scholarly expertise in psychosocial aspects of sport and exercise, (c) capacity to engage in undergraduate and graduate student mentoring, and (d) meaningful service contributions. These qualifications should be specifically addressed within the letter of application.

Desired Qualifications

The most desirable candidates will meet our minimum qualifications, demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence, and will have a scholarly background that aligns with department research and outreach emphases.

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates should send a tailored letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of scholarly work, and names, addresses, email, and telephone numbers of three references electronically to: jobs.msu.edu, posting number 713552.

Special Instructions

Questions regarding the position may be directed to the interim Department Chairperson, Dr. Karin Pfeiffer, [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately. Please visit our webpage (www.education.msu.edu/kin/) for further information about the Department of Kinesiology.

Review of Applications Begins On

06/23/2021

Website

www.education.msu.edu/kin/

Department Statement

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jun 11, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 11, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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