ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF KINESIOLOGY

Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Fisk University is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Kinesiology. The selected candidate will have an active research agenda and will develop and sustain a program that engages undergraduates. The optimal candidate will possess extensive knowledge in the methods of sports conditioning, exercise testing and prescription, research methods, or other exercise science courses. As a primarily undergraduate institution, a passion for and commitment to teaching students with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds is essential. A generalist who is willing and able to teach in a number of areas relating to exercise science is preferred. 

COVER LETTER REQUIRED.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Primary responsibilities include teaching courses (12 credit hours per semester) in accordance with the schedule of classes and following the approved course descriptions and syllabi established by the University and administered by the Dean. As health promotion and community health are institution-wide foci, the optimal candidate will also look forward to collaborations with faculty colleagues across the disciplines. A Ph.D. in Kinesiology, or a closely related field, is required.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

Additional expectations of an Assistant or Associate Professor include participation in the campus community as student advisor, contributions to faculty development, and participating in faculty governance on the Faculty Assembly.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Extensive knowledge in Kinesiology, Health Sciences, Sports Conditioning, or related field. If related field, strong emphasis in Health Promotion, Exercise Science, Public and Community Health. Expertise in Kinesiology or other exercise sciences, including statistical and research methods; documented excellence in teaching; established record in research. A genuine interest in employing student-centered pedagogies to engage and support the best from our students are important attributes of faculty at Fisk University.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A doctorate in Kinesiology, Health Sciences, Sports Conditioning, or related field. If related field, strong emphasis in Health Promotion, Exercise Science, Public and Community Health. The potential for excellence in teaching and research.

 

Licenses or Certificates:

None

 

Additional Requirements:

 COVER LETTER REQUIRED

  1. Teaching Statement (pedagogy, mentoring and teaching philosophy).
  2. An official transcript from the PhD-granting institution
  3. A listing of three references to be submitted directly to Fisk University.

 

Additional Requirements: A background and/or credit check will be required of the successful applicant. An official transcript (if applicable), and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required of the successful applicant.