Assistant / Associate Professor of Exercise Science

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Assistant / Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Job ID: 243041
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences offers the B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science and M.S in Exercise Science. The program houses a human performance laboratory that is more than 1,400 square feet and includes a Parvomedics Metabolic Cart, GE Lunar DXA, Bod Pod, multiple BIA devices, Accupower force plate, Lode Excalibur Cycle Ergometer, Brower Timing System, Lactate Scout, Monark Cycle Ergometers,Cholestech LDX, Zephyr BioHarness, LOGIQ e ultrasound, accelerometers/pedometers, and other equipment related to lab experiences (e.g., blood pressure monitors, skinfold calipers, and heart rate monitors).

Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community - https://visitcolumbusga.com.

Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.

Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work “to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” The range of diverse students at CSU is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others.

Job Summary
Columbus State University invites outstanding candidates to apply for the position of Assistant / Associate Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences in the College of Education and Health Professions. The position is a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences in the College of Education and Health Professions. The successful candidate will be able to foster an environment of professionalism and collaboration, demonstrate exceptional ability to function as part of a team with university faculty and the community of practice, and engage in practices that support the University's focus on student engagement and active learning.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include:
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science / Kinesiology courses
  • Developing and maintaining an active scholarly agenda
  • Advise undergraduate/graduate students
  • Supervise student research (e.g. thesis)
  • Coordinate student internship placements
  • Perform service at all levels to support and advance the missions of the department, college, and university

Required Qualifications
Candidates should have a Doctoral degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Human Performance, or related field, from a regionally accredited institution (ABD candidates considered); excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work effectively as a team member; Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses such as Measurement & Evaluation, Health & Wellness Program Design, Exercise Testing & Prescription, Electrocardiography, Exercise Leadership, Exercise Psychology, etc.; a record of successful research and publication or strong evidence of potential; a record of service and involvement in the profession; and the ability to use technology for synchronous and asynchronous instruction.

Required Documents to Attach
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Preference will be given for applications received by May 10, 2022. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to the second round of interviews)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Copy of recent paper presentation or publication
  • Three references with emails and current telephone numbers

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. Electronic transcripts preferred. Please direct them to [email protected]). If mailed, please mail them to Dr. Jan Burcham, COEHP, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jan G. Burcham, Associate Dean, College of Education and Health Professions, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; Phone: 706-507-8519; or email to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=243041&PostingSeq=1






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Organization

Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of over 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It maintains two campuses: its original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and its RiverPark campus, nestled in the city’s historic downtown overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, Georgia, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community, which is an asset to the university’s recruitment and retention success. With an annual economic impact exceeding $247 million, CSU is a top-10 employer in a community of 350,000 residents that is also home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. Learn more about the area and its diverse business, recreational and social amenities at visitcolumbusga.com.

The university’s 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division II sports teams compete in the Peach Belt Conference, which adds to CSU’s vibrant campus life experience. The university serves the greater Columbus region through its abundant art, music and theatre offerings, as well as its nationally recognized outreach programs that span topics ranging from art and science appreciation to leadership development.

Guiding the university is its current seven-year strategic plan (www.columbusstate.edu/strategicplan) and the core values that undergird it and all that Columbus State is. CSU’s commitment to fostering greater inclusion and diversity, found among its core values, includes a focus on attaining “a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” This commitment is woven through the university’s student and employee recruitment, retention and mentoring programs.
For additional information, visit www.ColumbusState.edu .

Find Us
Telephone
706.507.8920
Location
4225 University Avenue
Columbus
Georgia
31907
US

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