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Assistant Professor

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Assistant Professor

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to teach 12 hours per semester of core courses in the Kinesiology undergraduate and graduate programs; conduct research, publish and actively pursue external funding, engage in scholarly activities, participate in department/college curricular and programmatic development; show a demonstrated commitment to professional organizations; advise students, and provide departmental, university, community engagement, and professional service.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Applicants must provide evidence of

  • an earned doctorate in which at least one academic degree in Kinesiology or a closely related field such as Exercise Sport Science or Biomechanics.
  • credentials to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Kinesiology through various modes of delivery including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
  • ability to conduct and publish original research in the areas of Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology.
  • experience in or the potential for seeking and securing external funding
  • experience working with students from multicultural backgrounds and a strong commitment to promoting diversity.
  • professional work experience that includes demonstrated capacity for collaborative engagement with diverse community partners.
  • experience in recruiting, advising, and mentoring students at both the undergraduate & graduate levels, contributing to their academic and professional development.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants must provide evidence of·
  • Educational and Professional Qualifications: Possession of an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, or a closely related field.
  • Teaching Experience: Experience in teaching at the university level in subjects such as Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Sports Science, and Exercise Physiology. Ability to teach in various modalities, including online, hybrid, and face-to-face formats.
  • Research Capabilities: Demonstrated evidence of capability and commitment to pursue a well-defined research agenda in Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or a related field.
  • Cultural Competency and Diversity: Demonstrated knowledge or/and experience in working with students from multi-cultural backgrounds and a strong commitment to diversity.
  • Curriculum Development: Evidence of experience in developing online courses and programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels in Kinesiology/Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology.
  • Student Mentorship and Recruitment: Demonstrated ability to recruit, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Laboratory and Equipment Management: Skills in restructuring and utilizing the human performance laboratory and equipment effectively.
  • Professional Engagement: Active participation in and certification from professional organizations related to Kinesiology.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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