East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science
East Stroudsburg University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position with the Department of Exercise Science beginning August 2013. The Exercise Science Department offers Bachelor of Science and two Master of Science degrees in Exercise Science. Positions typically fill at the Assistant Professor rank; however an appointment at the Associate Professor level is possible for candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience. As part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities in the CAAHEP-accredited Undergraduate Exercise Science Program. Area of teaching emphasis will be in the area of Kinesiology. The standard workload for teaching faculty is 12 hours per term, with a maximum of three (different course) preparations.
Required Qualifications: A terminal degree in Exercise Science or related field is required. Candidates currently enrolled in a doctoral program are encouraged to apply, but they should make clear their progress toward completion. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by July 1, 2013.Finalist must successfully complete an on-campus interview, which includes both a teaching demonstration and a department interview.
To Apply: FullConsideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 2012. Electronic applications and can submitted through the following site: http://www.esucareers.com/postings/8344 . Applicants are to attach a cover letter, candidate's vitae, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment) and contact information for three professional references. As a part of your application materials please address your own experience working with traditionally underrepresented populations. Final determination will be based upon a successful interview, which will include a teaching demonstration. Failure to submit all the required materials may lead to the candidate not being considered. All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. For confidential reference letter submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual, please mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org  or submit by mail to the Office of Human Resource Management at East Stroudsburg University, 200 Prospect Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. You may upload a statement within the electronic application indicating that the requested documents will be forwarded to the HR Office directly. Please be advised that your application is not complete until you have received an electronic confirmation.
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania adjacent to the scenic Pocono Mountains and the unspoiled Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Founded in 1893, ESU is one of fourteen university members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has a current enrollment of 7,576. Both the enrollment and the picturesque campus have experienced substantial growth in recent years as a result of, among other factors, the university’s reputation for academic excellence and strategic planning. Offering 58 undergraduate degree programs and graduate degrees in 23 fields of study, the university is poised for continued growth. The surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living all within a less than two hour drive to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Only online applications accepted.
The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at www.esu.edu/diversity