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Assistant Professor Exercise Science & Health Promotion - Cardiovascular Scientist

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton

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Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Summary:

The Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion (ESHP) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor position emphasizing clinical cardiovascular research. Candidates will develop and maintain an independent research program aimed at assessing healthy lifestyle changes, such as exercise and/or diet, in individuals with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, including but not limited to hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and/or aging. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service.

The ESHP Department and FAU offer a collegial and collaborative working environment, with core laboratories, shared facilities, strong cross-disciplinary research, and graduate training programs with diverse faculty expertise. Our department takes pride in an established national and international reputation for exercise and health-based program interventions to improve exercise performance and health-related quality of life outcomes.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Informal inquiries can be addressed to: Dr. Chun-Jung “Phil” Huang, Chair of the Search Committee, ( ). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is part of a major strategic hiring initiative in the Charles Schmidt College of Science that will build on our areas of strength in Environment, Health, and Data Science. More information on our hiring initiative can be found at:
More information about the College of Science can be found at:

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in exercise science or a related discipline at the time of application. Post-doctoral experience is strongly preferred. Candidates should have a strong publication record commensurate with their experience, demonstrated potential for establishing programs of extramurally funded and independent research, and clear promise of excellent instructional capacity. Candidates should demonstrate skill in the understanding of cultural differences and be able to foster and create educational opportunities where all student populations thrive.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Science


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching experience and philosophy, a diversity statement, and contact information for three references including email addresses and phone numbers.

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711
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