Faculty Position FY22-105
March 29, 2022
Visiting Assistant Professor in Exercise and Sport Psychology
School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, Department of Applied Health
The Department of Applied Health at SIUE’s School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor in Exercise and Sport Psychology position. The successful candidate will teach courses related to exercise and sport psychology in the Exercise Science undergraduate program and in the Exercise and Sport Psychology graduate program. Responsibilities include supervising graduate students, assisting with curriculum development, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and departmental, school, and university service. Teaching assignments may include evening courses. Summer assignments may be available, depending upon enrollment and funding.
Doctoral degree with a specialization in exercise psychology, sport psychology, psychology of physical activity, or closely related field. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and members of the university and local community. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctoral degree is required by August 15, 2022, which is the contract start date.
Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of their: a) a research area focused in an area of sport psychology; b) ability to conduct and publish research in their area of expertise; c) ability or potential to secure internal and external funding; d) ability to teach traditional and online courses related to exercise psychology, sport psychology, psychology of sport injury, and research methods; and e) commitment to service within the University and in their respective field. Certified Mental Performance Consultant credential from the Association of Applied Sport Psychology is preferred, but not required. SIUE is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Terms of Appointment
Non-tenure-track visiting professor, nine-month contract with potential for renewal up to three years. Summer assignments may be available, depending upon enrollment and funding. Beginning date of appointment is August 15, 2022.
Source of Funds
Commensurate with education, training and demonstrated interest.
Applications must include a letter of application, vitae, a one-page statement of teaching interests and previous teaching evaluations (if available), a one-page statement of research interests, transcripts (unofficial is fine until otherwise requested), two samples of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for three references. Please send application materials to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Applied Health
Campus Box 1126
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1126
Please address questions about the position to Dr. Lindsay Ross-Stewart, Search Committee Chair ([email protected]).
For optimal consideration in the first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by April 26, 2022. The position will remain posted until filled.
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