9-Mo Non-Tenure Track FacultyCollege:
College of Health & Human Svc (Col)Department:
Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical SciencesPosition Designation:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
The Department of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences (http://kinesiology.uncc.edu) is a dynamic unit with an interdisciplinary focus. It is one of four academic units within the College of Health and Human Services. Our programs include: B.S. in Exercise Science (CAAHEP-accredited); M.S. in Athletic Training (CAATE-accredited); M.S. in Kinesiology consisting of an Applied Physiology Concentration (research focus), a CAAHEP-accredited clinical exercise physiology concentration, and a Sports Performance Concentration; M.S. in Respiratory Care (CoARC provisional accreditation); and a B.S. in Respiratory Therapy (CoARC provisional accreditation). Our unit is home to a state of the art Health Risk Assessment Program (https://kinesiology.uncc.edu/health-risk-assessment-program). In addition, the Department has faculty affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biology(http://biology.uncc.edu/graduate-programs/phd-program) and the Ph.D. Program in HealthServices Research (https://publichealth.uncc.edu/degrees-and-programs/graduateprograms/phd-health-services-research).Vacancy Open to:
The Department of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences believes strongly that our intellectual community is enriched by the inclusion of diverse faculty, staff, and students. We define this diversity broadly to include (but not be limited to) race, ethnicity and national origins, gender and gender identity, sexuality, age, education, socioeconomic status, and religion. As a Department, we identify and promote practices and structures that support diversity development in the Department’s work. We especially encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to join our intellectual community.
All CandidatesDescription of Work:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.
Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The individual in this position will teach within the undergraduate and/or graduate programs in the Department of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences, supporting the instructional mission of the unit. These courses may be face-to-face, online, or hybrid in format. This position will include advising responsibilities; the individual in this role must advise students accurately to facilitate timely program completion. Functioning as Lab Manager will comprise roughly one quarter of this individual’s role and responsibilities.Minimum Experience/Education:
The Lab Manager duties involve managing and supporting the daily operations of the teaching and research laboratories within the unit. This includes the Exercise Physiology Laboratory, the Athletic Training Education Laboratory, the Emergency Medical Response Classroom, the Anatomy and Physiology Classroom, the Health Risk Assessment Laboratory, the Biodynamics Laboratory, and the Systems Physiology Laboratory. Responsibilities include supporting the respective directors of the laboratories by managing the ordering/maintenance/calibration/repair of equipment, maintaining inventory, and maintaining the laboratory space as needed. Additional responsibilities may include helping with research projects as needed.
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
At minimum, a master’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, or related discipline is required. Experience with teaching (independently or assisting) clinical/scientific undergraduate or graduate laboratory courses in kinesiology, exercise science, exercise physiology, and/or athletic training at the university level is required. Given the Lab Manager duties, education regarding or experience with the equipment/tools/machinery used for each lab space is preferred. Knowledge and training regarding laboratory techniques (e.g handling blood panels, understanding refrigeration needs of cellular/molecular science research, maintaining metabolic equipment) are also preferred. Additional responsibilities may include helping with research projects as needed. Special Notes to Applicants:
Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Screening of applications will begin Feb 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at https://jobs.uncc.edu (search for position # 002596) and attach the following required documents to your electronic submission: 1) application letter that summarizes how you meet the requirements listed in the posting; 2) teaching statement that communicates your experience and approach to teaching (i.e., your teaching philosophy), including (a) your commitment to quality/innovations in teaching and (b) knowledge of, experience with, and commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, service, and/or outreach; 3) current curriculum vitae; and 4) contact information for at least three references. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently operating in-person at full capacity, so selected finalists should expect to travel to campus for an in-person interview and to follow University safety and social-distancing guidelines while on campus. Charlotte’s policies related to COVID-19 are informed by the recommendations of experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Health Association, OSHA, and local and state public health officials. To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Dr. Tricia Turner, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Job Open Date:
01/04/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin:
02/01/2022Proposed Hire Date: