Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Kinesiology

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology department. Duties include teaching 12 credit hours per semester, student advisement, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and working on departmental, college and university-wide committees. The candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, which may include introduction to sport and recreation, sociology of sport, sport facility and event management, sport governance, sport communications, management of sport and recreational organizations, sport laws, risk management in sport, sport sales, and other courses as needed. Additional responsibilities include maintaining office hours in accordance with university policy, and performing other duties as assigned by the department chair.  Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom and online teaching, student advising and mentoring, curriculum development, research/scholarship and professional activity. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum qualifications: Doctoral degree in Sport Management, Sport Administration or closely-related field is required; ABD candidates may be considered.  Teaching experience at the college/university level, both undergraduate and graduate, is preferred; Experience with program development and student mentoring is also preferred.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5791. Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload, at the time of application, a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching (upload under the attachment heading of "Other Document 2"), and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement (upload under the attachment heading of “Other Document 1”). Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/forms-links/dei-statement—-faculty-applicants.pdf. Transcripts are also required but may be submitted at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants section of the posting for details.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.