Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 07, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

As a constituent institution of The University of North CarolinaElizabeth City State University offers baccalaureate, professional, and master's degrees for a diverse student body. Our mission is to promote economic, social, and environmental progress for the people of northeastern North Carolina, the state, and the nation.  Through teaching, research, and community engagement, the institution's rich heritage and its current multicultural student-centered focus provide a firm foundation for its endeavors. It serves the needs and aspirations of individuals and society; producing graduates for leadership roles and life-long learning.  Known for its small class sizes and student-centered approach to educating undergraduates the University is located on the beautiful northeastern coast of North Carolina in the Historic town of Elizabeth City.

The Division of Academic Affairs provides leadership in developing and maintaining quality academic programs and support services that contribute to the achievement of the university’s mission. The division strives to be recognized as a student-centered university with emphasis on excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities; commitment to total student development; and outstanding service and engagement with local, regional, national and global communities.

The Department of Health and Human Studies, at Elizabeth City State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology. The position will teach undergraduate courses in Kinesiology; engage in research and service to the department and university; and assist with advancing the Fitness and Wellness and Exercise Science related courses.


A Doctorate or ABD (PhD at time of employment) in kinesiology, or closely related discipline. Certifications are highly desired, including current CPR, First Aid and AED, and a Personal Training Certification. Preferred applicants will possess effective classroom management skills, a successful prior history of leading group exercise classes (with minimum of 2 years’ experience preferred).

Application Process:  Submit letter of application, resume, copies of certifications, transcripts and three (3) professional reference letters via Elizabeth City State University online employment site at

Elizabeth City State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants for employment, faculty, staff and students regardless of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, age, disabling condition or political affiliation, except where religion, sex or age are bona fide job related employment requirements.

Under Federal requirements (Fair Credit Reporting Act), ECSU will conduct a criminal background report for all final candidates for all positions and appointments.  Credit and/or driving record reports will be completed on final candidates for positions and appointments that have financial or driving responsibilities as part of the job duties.