Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Information: The Department of Kinesiology, in the College of Education at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for a full- time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology. Preferred areas of specialization are biomechanics or motor behavior. The full-time tenure-track appointment begins in August 2021, and includes teaching undergraduate courses and graduate courses. Advising undergraduates, engaging in scholarly activity and research, and providing service to the community and profession are also expected. We invite you to come grow with us at a unique institution where we are committed to increasing inclusive excellence, promoting equity, and cultivating a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We know that our employees are our greatest contributors to the legacy of achievement and promise that is Augusta University.

Department: The Department of Kinesiology is one of three departments in the College of Education, whose programs are accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities (SACS). The department offers a BSK with four specialized tracks, BS in Health Promotion with two concentrations and an MSK. See website of College: http://www.augusta.edu/education/index.php; and department info at http://www.augusta.edu/education/kns/.

University: Founded 1828, Augusta University became Georgia's fourth comprehensive research university in 2013. Its current total students enrollment is approximately 9,274, which includes an undergraduate student body of nearly 5,600 students, consisting of approximately 12% first-generation students, 40% Pell-eligible students, 47% students of color, and a sizeable number of international students from more than 80 countries. A primary goal of Augusta University is to foster the intellectual growth of its students, and cultivate faculty who are excellent in teaching, active in scholarship, and generous in service. Augusta University is at the forefront of groundbreaking research focused on improving and enriching the human experience.

Augusta University is located in beautiful, historic Augusta. Georgia’s second-oldest and second-largest city, Augusta is a vibrant, progressive, and diverse community built on a solid foundation of local pride. Affectionately known as the South’s Garden City, Augusta extends Southern hospitality and eclectic offerings in culture, food, entertainment, sports, and outdoor amenities, which allow for year-round adventures. These offerings, coupled with its low cost of living, make Augusta the city of choice for more than half of a million people in its metropolitan area. Most notably, Augusta is world-renowned as home to the prestigious Masters Tournament, the birthplace of Soul Icon James Brown and home of the US Army’s Fort Gordon.

Minimum Requirements: Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise & Sports Science or a closely related field. Applicants should have an established research agenda and the ability to seek external funding. It is preferred that applicants have certifications in their field through national organizations. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Salary is competitive, and commensurate with training, education, and experience.

Conditions of Employment: All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in
the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply: To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty. For information on the position, contact Dr. C. Steven Page, Department Chair, at cpage1@augusta.edu or 706-731-7922.