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Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Science

Employer
Willamette University
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 19, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Science

Posting Number: R0005643
Location: Salem Campus

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ABOUT WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
Willamette University is a nationally-renowned private liberal arts university with graduate programs in business, law, data science, and fine arts. Founded in 1842, Willamette is the first university established in the western U.S. located in the heart of the PNW. Campuses are located in both Salem and Portland, Oregon close to the Oregon Coast, Cascade Mountains, and vibrant cities of the Pacific Northwest.

The university motto, “Not unto ourselves alone are we born,” captures the essence of this distinguished university. It speaks to the commitment to community service, to the extraordinary collaboration between faculty and students, and to the tradition of service and civic engagement that is typical of Willamette alumni.

Willamette University provides a highly-valued, well-rounded, and comprehensive benefits package to employees: Benefits Summary

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Instructions for Applicants:
Please read the following carefully before beginning the online application process. To be considered for employment at Willamette University, please complete our online employment application. Your application and all required attachments -- listed at the bottom of the page -- must be submitted for each individual job post that you are interested in applying. Once you submit your application you will not be able to edit your application.

Position Summary:
Willamette University invites applicants for a one-year, non-tenure-track, full-time faculty position in Exercise and Health Science at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2024 and running through May 2025
The successful candidate will teach 6 courses (with a lab counting as .5 course) over the academic year, and participate in departmental service and activities. Primary duties include teaching EXHS 340: Clinical Healthcare: Theory and Application; this course is an introduction to the field of clinical assessment of injury and illness, and is designed to cover evaluation protocols, initial and progressive management, and principles of rehabilitation. The course has an accompanying laboratory. Additional teaching assignments will include other courses within the Exercise and Health Science program, according to the candidate's expertise; there is also the possibility of developing courses not listed that could enhance the program. This position may be renewable for up to three years depending on curricular demand and budget.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • An advanced degree in the candidate's field (terminal degree preferred);
  • Experience as a clinical healthcare provider required;
  • Applicants working on degree completion will be considered, provided they have clinical experience.
  • Must be able to reside in or primarily work in Oregon by the first day of employment. This is an in-person teaching position.


You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • Letter of application describing your interest and qualifications for the position, with a description of additional courses you could teach within the program.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy, including how you guide students toward specific learning objectives and a description of how you would approach teaching a clinical evaluation.
  • A brief statement describing ways you can contribute to the university's mission of promoting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus
  • Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts plus evidence of clinical credential certification.


Candidates chosen to move to the next stage of the process will be asked to submit:

A link to a video of yourself during a teaching demonstration, preferably leading students through a clinical evaluation.

Two confidential letters of reference sent to stas@willamette.edu.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact search committee chair, Professor Stasinos Stavrianeas by e-mail (stas@willamette.edu) or by telephone (503-370-6392).

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENT:
All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Apply online at https://willamette.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/willametteuniversityjobs/job/Salem-Campus/Visiting-Assistant-Professor-of-Exercise-and-Health-Science_R0005643

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.





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