Assistant Professor - Clinical Exercise Physiology

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5350

Working Title

Assistant Professor - Clinical Exercise Physiology

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

College of Science and Health

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is searching for someone to join our team! We are seeking applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position that will begin on August 30, 2021. The Department of Exercise and Sport Science supports and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek a colleague who shares the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar, and effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation, and career goals.

Position Summary

Teaching responsibilities, which may include both undergraduate and graduate courses, will be primarily in the Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology programs. Our new colleague will have expertise to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: clinical physiology, physiology of exercise, advanced cardiac life support, phase 1 and 2 cardiac rehabilitation rotations, laboratory techniques, current research trends in kinesiology and/or statistics. There is an expectation for this individual to engage in scholarship and supervise multiple student projects and theses. There will be some service and academic advising assigned each semester.

Required Qualifications

Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Exercise Science or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2022.

Candidates must have demonstrated expertise specifically related to clinical exercise physiology and/or patients with co-morbid conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who have classroom/teaching experience

Preference will be given to candidates with an established history of scholarly productivity

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience mentoring graduate student projects or theses

Physical Demands

N/A

Working conditions and environment

Classroom/laboratry setting.

Miscellaneous Information

This position is eligible for benefits. For specific information on what benefits are attached to this position visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Complete applications will include:
• Application letter ( ABD candidates must discuss their progress towards degree completion and their expected graduation date in this document)
• Curriculum Vitae
• Correspondence information for three references (names, positions, telephone numbers, email addresses)
• Teaching Philosophy
• Statement of Research Interests
• Unofficial graduate transcripts

Applications will be reviewed starting April 12, 2021. The review process will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.

UW-La Crosse’s diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “… our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ -Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org ( ACO ).

For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.

With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs in the following colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 83 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.

UW-La Crosse’s strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at www.uwlax.edu/info/strategic-plan.

The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small-town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth-century downtown business district and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports, and recreation.

UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.

As a prospective UW-La Crosse employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of campus safety and security information (Clery Act) for this institution. You may review this information at http://www.uwlax.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Posting Date

03/20/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

04/12/2021

Position Contact Name

Salvador Jaime

Position Contact Email

sjaime@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position, my name may be released.
    • I do not request that my identity remain confidential.
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  3. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  9. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  10. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No


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