Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized
leader in science and engineering education and research, invites
applicants for an open rank tenure/tenure-track faculty position in
the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology. We seek
candidates in the areas of Integrative Physiology with a particular
interest in sleep and circadian rhythm research to utilize our
state-of-the-art sleep laboratory.
The Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology is home
to approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate students. We offer
two baccalaureate degrees (B.S., Exercise Science; B.S., Sports
& Fitness Management), an M.S. in Kinesiology, and a Ph.D. in
Integrative Physiology. The department is a campus leader in health
science research and education, with substantial state, foundation,
federal, and industry funding. All faculty have active external
grants, and we have a strong reputation for innovative teaching
practices and outreach to support health in our local community.
Departmental faculty and students have been recognized for their
excellence in both research and teaching through local, regional,
and national awards. Department faculty and students regularly
collaborate with the Central Michigan University satellite Doctoral
of Physical Therapy (DPT) program that is located on the Michigan
Tech campus. For more information about our department,
Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching graduate
and undergraduate kinesiology/physiology courses, advising and
mentoring departmental graduate students, and engaging in
departmental, college, university, and professional service
activities. The successful candidate will establish, promote, and
execute a culture of safety within labs, university classrooms, and
in all work activities and implement ongoing continuous improvement
strategies to all activities.
Michigan Tech, established in 1885, is one of four major
research universities in the state. Located in Houghton, MI on the
south shore of Lake Superior, Houghton was recently named one of
the 100 best small towns in America. This rural community is known
for its abundant snowfall, beautiful summers, and outstanding
four-season recreational opportunities. The university maintains
its own downhill ski facility, a nationally recognized
cross-country ski trail system, and an 18-hole golf course.
Numerous cultural activities and opportunities are available on
campus and in the community.
Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the
educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous
students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of
belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning
environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Michigan Tech is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal
Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all,
including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.