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Assistant /Associate Professor - Kinesiology

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UNO is Nebraska's public metropolitan research university - a university with strong academic values, diverse programs and learning opportunities, and significant relationships with our community that facilitate engaged teaching and research.

Job Title
Assistant /Associate Professor - Kinesiology

School of Health and Kinesiology

Essential Functions

The School of Health and Kinesiology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Kinesiology. To be considered for this position, applicants should demonstrate success in teaching and the potential for or experience obtaining external research funding, with a well-defined research agenda.

In the fall of 2024, the School of Health and Kinesiology will open a new 24,000 square foot laboratory facility to support faculty research. Current and future facilities include laboratories to support research across the field of kinesiology, including but not limited to exercise biology/biochemistry (wet lab), applied physiology, body composition, cardiovascular/pulmonary physiology, motor development, physical activity, and sports medicine, as well as an environmental chamber. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to grow a laboratory in the new facility to support their research agenda. There is a high potential for collaborative research with current faculty from the School of Health and Kinesiology, the Department of Biomechanics, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The ideal candidate will have the experience and ability to teach a variety of courses in the kinesiology curriculum, with a primary focus in exercise physiology. Courses may include Lab Methods in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sports Performance, Statistics in Kinesiology, or related courses. Service commensurate with academic rank will be expected.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses in the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral kinesiology curriculum; mentoring and supervising graduate students; establishing an extramurally funded research program; and providing service to the school, college, university, and metropolitan community.

The University and College of Health, Education and Human Sciences have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Additional Duties

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in kinesiology or related field. Clear evidence of teaching experience and a well-defined research agenda. ABD may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

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Special Instructions to Applicants

To learn more and apply online, please visit website and submit the following application materials:

1. Cover letter
2. CV
3. Statements of research and teaching interests.
4. Contact information for three references (references will only be contacted for finalists)

Applications must be submitted directly through the UNO website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will not be reviewed or considered.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date. Applications received after the review date may be considered. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Jason Coleman, Associate Dean and Director of the School of Health and Kinesiology, at .


University of Nebraska Omaha

UNO is Nebraska's metropolitan university — a university with strong academic values and significant relationships with our community that transforms and improves the lives of those on a local, regional, national, and international level.

UNO is dedicated to the city and state in our name. No fences or barriers separate students from the opportunities offered by the greater Omaha area. We address real issues, providing relevant learning opportunities that uniquely prepare our graduates as professionals and active members of their community.

UNO is located in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, its roads winding through city parks and thriving neighborhoods, creating an extraordinary connection that few universities have achieved. The city itself has truly become a part of the UNO campus.

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