Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science, School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training at the University of Montana invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science, tenure track position with specialization in Exercise Science. Position to begin August 2022.

Missoula is home to a wide range of renowned writers, artists, musicians, and outdoor enthusiasts, in addition to being a wonderful place to raise a family. We encourage applications from and nominations of women, Native Americans, persons of color, persons with disabilities, veterans, and other individuals from groups historically underrepresented in the profession.


Teaching: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in varied areas of Exercise Science commensurate with areas of expertise. Primary teaching responsibilities will vary depending on each candidate’s specific area(s) of expertise. Demonstrate a strong commitment undergraduate and graduate student (M.S., Ph.D.) mentorship.

Scholarly Activity: 1) Demonstrate research expertise in Exercise Science which may compliment and/or extend current research in the school (IPAT), 2) Demonstrate a commitment to publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals and continued interest and success securing extramural funding.

Service: Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and professional organizations.

Position Details

Tenure Track Faculty: Exercise Science

Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Position Type: Academic
Full time academic year position beginning fall semester 2022
Salary: Salary is dependent upon qualifications
Benefits: Medical Insurance/Mandatory Retirement Contribution/Professional Development/Partial Tuition Waiver/Wellness

Qualifications Required:
  • An earned doctorate in Exercise Physiology, Integrative Physiology or a closely related field.
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate:
    1. Evidence of successful classroom and laboratory teaching experience related to Exercise Science
    2. Evidence of scholarly achievements and will be expected to develop/maintain an independent and extramurally funded research program
    3. Ability to work in a collegial atmosphere with undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) students and colleagues
For Associate:
  1. Evidence of extensive scholarly activity/research and peer reviewed publication
  2. Evidence of extensive successful prior and current extramural funding
  3. Prior undergraduate and graduate teaching experience, record of excellence in student engagement
  4. Evidence of research mentorship at the M.S. and Ph.D. level

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate funding and program development to diversify facilities for teaching and research
  • Evidence of funding from varied sources (i.e., NIH, DOD, NSF, AHA, or industry)
  • Prior experience with successful human subject research models with varied populations
  • Post-doctoral training
  • Recognized certifications in the field of Exercise Science
About UM and the School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training

The School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training (IPAT) is a unit within the College of Health. Undergraduate areas of emphasis include: Exercise Science (Applied and Pre-professional), Sports Medicine, Pre-Athletic Training, and Applied Human Physiology. IPAT offers the M.S. degree in Exercise Science, M.A.T in Athletic Training and Ph.D. in Integrative Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences. IPAT houses multiple research facilities including the Human Performance Laboratory, Biomechanics Laboratory, the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism, Clinical Biomechanics and Athletic Training Laboratory, Montana Youth Sports Safety Institute.

Interested applicants are encouraged to review current research via Pubmed and Google Scholar for collaborative opportunities with existing UM and IPAT faculty.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: January 23, 2022.

Applications must be submitted through the University of Montana Jobs website at . For best consideration, applications and should be received by date above. Position is open until filled, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit all application materials to be considered for the positions. Complete applications must include:
  • Letter of application indicating your specific interest in the University of Montana and the School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Current and projected research agenda
  • Current vita
  • Official transcripts of all graduate work
  • Contact information for 3—5 professional references
Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Matt Bundle, Chair, Exercise Science Search Committee, School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training, the University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, Montana 59812-4536. Phone: (406) 243-4582. ; (7:30 AM – noon; 1:00 – 4:30 PM MST); web sites ; .

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference - Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing - Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility - All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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