Assistant Professor

Employer
Washington State University
Location
HEALTH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH BUILDING-WSU SPOKANE

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Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology, Medicine

Job Details

Job location: HEALTH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH BUILDING-WSU SPOKANE


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-09-15
Req: R-2534

Title:

270-NN - Assistant Professor

Business Title:

Assistant Professor

Additional Titles:

Location:

INNOVATE WASHINGTON BUILDING

Employee Type:

Faculty

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Summary of Duties:

The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP), Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, WA invites applications for a permanent, full-time, tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor appointment. The position will begin January 2022. Please see the NEP homepage for information about the department: https://medicine.wsu.edu/nutrition-and-exercise-physiology/. This individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate / graduate courses in NEP, conducting research in the broad field of exercise science with a focus on clinical / community / population level applications, serve on graduate student thesis / dissertation committees, provide service to the department, college, and university.


Duties and Responsibilities:

55% - Research

  • Plan and conduct human subjects research in the broad field of exercise science with clinical and/or epidemiologic applications.
  • Presentation of research findings at professional conferences and publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Supervise graduate and/or undergraduate students in conducting research projects and academic development.
  • Pursuit of external and/or internal grant and contract funding required to support an independent research program and progress toward tenure.

30% - Teaching

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate courses in NEP.

10% Service

  • Participate in department, college and/or university committees.

5% Other

  • Other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:

An earned terminal degree (e.g., PhD) in exercise science, kinesiology or related field by the appointment start date. Candidates in ABD status are eligible to apply, but the terminal degree must be earned prior to the negotiated start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant, demonstrated postdoctoral research experience
  • Documented teaching experience at undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • Health fitness or clinical certification through ACSM

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link:https://medicine.wsu.edu/nutrition-and-exercise-physiology/
Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon education and experience.
FTE: 1.0
Tenure Track: Yes
Screening Begin Date: October 15, 2021
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: At the time of application, please be prepared to submit the following documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) research and/or teaching statement. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.
Required Documents:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Research and/or teaching statement

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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