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Assistant Professor - Exercise Science

Employer
Human Performance Studies
Location
Wichita, Kansas
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Start date
Oct 24, 2023

The Human Performance Studies Department is seeking a candidate to fill a nine-month, full-time, tenure track Exercise Science faculty position to teach undergraduate courses required in human performance studies as well as graduate courses in exercise science (e.g., kinesiology, anatomy & physiology, research methods, statistics, and courses related to area of expertise), establish a collaborative and sustainable research agenda, and provide service to the university, college, department, community, and profession.  

Required Qualifications:

     Doctoral Degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, or a related field with clear demonstration of skills in applied exercise physiology testing in the lab/field Evidence of scholarly work Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research Current CSCS certification Skill in use of emerging educational and human performance laboratory technologies Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills Evidence of the ability to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

    Evidence of successful university-level teaching experience Expertise complimentary to our departmental strengths ACSM, and/or ASEP certification

Responsibilities:

    Teach undergraduate courses required in human performance studies as well as graduate courses in exercise science (e.g., kinesiology, anatomy & physiology, sport nutrition, research methods, statistics, and courses related to area of expertise) Advise graduate students Conduct research, pursue internal and external funding and produce scholarly works Collaborate with exercise science faculty, university faculty, and industry partners on research projects conducted in the Human Performance Laboratory Mentor and develop undergraduate and graduate applied learning initiatives Serve on departmental, college and university committees, and provide service to the profession and community.

Application Procedure:  For full consideration, applicants must submit an on-line application at https://jobs.wichita.edu and include the following three items: (1) Letter of application describing abilities to meet required qualifications and interest in the position, (2) Résumé including Statement of Research and Statement of Teaching, and (3) Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers for three individuals who can be contacted for professional references.  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 5:00 pm, March 8, 2024; however, applications will be considered until position is filled.

 

 

 

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