Visiting Faculty, Exercise Science

Job Details

Job Title:

Visiting Faculty, Exercise Science

Campus:

Bangor

Posting Number:

F00152

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Position Type:

Faculty

Rank:

Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Job Description Summary:

Husson University’s College of Science and Humanities invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Exercise Science to begin in fall 2022. This listing is to meet the needs of a new and rapidly growing program, with approximately 100 students starting the program each year.

This Exercise Science position will complement existing programmatic expertise among faculty in the Department of Science within the College of Science and Humanities, which also offers undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences, Biology (with concentrations available in Biochemistry and Environmental Science), and Pre-Medicine. This program is offered in 2-tracks and serves students in preparation of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program as well as a professional Exercise Science development track.

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year-round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 40 minutes west of the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park and an hour south of the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities associated with this on campus position include teaching exercise science courses for undergraduate students – in particular strength and conditioning and exercise programming in chronic disease. Additional courses could include sports nutrition, exercise testing and interpretation, exercise program design, and anatomical kinesiology and others. The successful candidate will also fulfill faculty expectations for teaching, advising, service, and scholarship as outlined in university policies. The position requires teaching 24 credits per academic year, with additional opportunities possible.

The position involves service to the College, participation in admissions events, and interaction with the internal and external community in a collegial and professional manner at all times.

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate should have a graduate degree in Exercise Science or a related area, and a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Preferred qualifications: A terminal degree and/or previous higher education teaching experience in the areas of strength and conditioning, exercise with special populations, nutrition, exercise physiology, motor behavior, human performance, exercise testing and measures, and exercise prescription.

EEO Statement:

Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include a cover letter, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references (at least one must be able to discuss teaching potential).

Quick Link to Posting:

https://husson.peopleadmin.com/postings/3623

Organization


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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