Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology

Maryland, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology

The School of Health Sciences at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a faculty position within the Master of Science in Applied Health Physiology (AHPH) program. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Area of Specialization: Exercise Physiology, specifically applied exercise physiology as defined by the Committee on Accreditation for Exercise Sciences (CoAES)

Primary Job Duties: Primary responsibilities include teaching AHPH courses, conducting scholarship, and providing service to the school, university, community, and profession. The successful candidate will support the maintenance of CoAES-mediated Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) program accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in exercise physiology or a closely related field. American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course completions/certifications.

Preferred Qualifications: National Strength and Conditioning-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) certification. Record of effective teaching in the field of exercise physiology, or a closely related discipline. Demonstrated ability to publish in peer reviewed journals in exercise physiology or closely related fields. Experience incorporating Committee of Accreditation for Exercise Sciences’ competencies into course instruction.

Applications received by December 7, 2020 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 15, 2021. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. 

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) unofficial transcripts; 5) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references three (3) blind letters of reference (provided directly from your professional references or by an online credential service provider send directly to Dr. Laura Marinaro at If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Laura Marinaro at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

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