Assistant/Associate Professor - Motor Development (Kinesiology)

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Motor Development (Kinesiology)

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Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure track. We are seeking applicants with research and teaching expertise in Motor Development. Establish a successful research program leading to publications in premier refereed journals, presentations in national and international venues, and the submission of proposals for extramural funding; teach undergraduate and graduate courses in motor development as well as other areas within a kinesiology program. Additional responsibilities include recruiting, advising, and training students in the M.S. and Ph.D. degree plans in the School of Kinesiology, supervising graduate research, and providing service to the School, College, University, community, and professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field with an area of specialization in Motor Development (prenatal period to late adulthood) at the time employment begins. A track record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals and potential for an innovative and fundable program of independent research. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and collegiality. A background or interest in fostering diversity and inclusive excellence. In addition, for the rank of Associate Professor, an independent line of research and documented progress toward the establishment of a national reputation based on research contributions in one’s field. Evidence of effective mentoring and supervising of doctoral-level students; satisfactory performance in university teaching; and service to prior/current institution are considered positive attributes. Candidates must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time appointment begins, and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The ideal candidate will have university teaching experience and active participation in pertinent professional organizations.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted through Auburn University’s on-line system. Please use the following link to submit application materials – . Submit (1) a letter of application addressing your qualifications as stated in this position announcement and describe how your academic concentration and research expertise will advance the strategic mission of the School of Kinesiology and Auburn University; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) a research agenda; (4) all higher education transcripts. Please also provide the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references to be contacted.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”

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