Assistant Professor of Human Performance/Exercise Science

South Dakota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Human Performance/Exercise Science

Responsibilities: Northern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Human Performance/Exercise Science in the Department of Health and Physical Education. Responsibilities include teaching both face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate courses in a learner-centered environment, undergraduate research, mentor graduate students, scholarly activity, and service to the university and community.

Qualifications: Applicants with an earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or a related field are preferred; however, ABDs who will complete their degree before the date of appointment will be considered. The candidate should be able to teach courses in Biomechanics; Nutrition; Exercise Physiology; Motor Learning; Tests and Measurements; and Strength and Conditioning. Candidates must have relevant laboratory experience including Biodex operation, metabolic cart, and EKG equipment. The successful candidate will facilitate the operation of the Human Performance Laboratory. Certification (CEP, CSCS) or professional membership (ACSM, NSCA) is preferred.

Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Northern State University is organized into the School of Fine Arts, the

College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies housing the School of

Business and the Millicent Atkins School of Education. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and by CAEP. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields. Faculty and student research are facilitated in NSU’s Human Performance Lab, which is equipped with essential measurement tools for kinesiology.

Values: Northern State University is committed to building a culture of inclusion, belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and world view. We strongly encourage women and individuals bringing diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives to apply.