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Category Physical Education and Kinesiology
Title Exercise Science - two positions
Name of School North Dakota State University
Location Fargo, ND
Description The Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for two open rank tenure-track positions in the area of exercise science to begin in the Fall of 2013.

Successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the accredited undergraduate Exercise Science program as well as the Masterís and PhD programs in Exercise Science and Nutrition; participate in academic advising; direct graduate theses and dissertations and serve on graduate student committees; establish an independent line of research and publish in scholarly journals; seek external funding to support scholarly activity; be active in professional societies; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

Teaching responsibilities may include but are not restricted to: undergraduate courses in kinesiology, cardiovascular and resistance training methods, exercise and disease, and worksite health promotion; graduate courses may include research methods, physical activity and wellness, assessment in exercise science, and health promotion programming. Other courses may be developed to fit the successful candidateís expertise.


1. PhD in exercise science, exercise physiology, or closely related field from an accredited institution (PhD degree completion required by August 1, 2013)
2. Demonstrated proficiency in college teaching in exercise science courses
3. Evidence of potential to publish original research
4. Effective oral and written communications skills
5. Demonstrated ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students


1. Peer-reviewed publications in exercise science
2. Evidence of successful academic advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels
3. Experience supervising graduate student research
4. Ability to secure external funding to support scholarly research
5. Membership and involvement in professional organizations
6. ACSM or NSCA certification
7. Ability to deliver online courses

A complete application packet will include: 1) A letter of application addressing the position qualifications, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) the names and contact information for at least three professional references, 4) unofficial copies of all degree granting transcripts 5) teaching philosophy 6) research plan. Screening of applicants will begin on January 15, 2013 and proceed until the positions are filled. Women and traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

For more information regarding these positions please contact Dr. Donna Terbizan, search committee chair, at D.Terbizan@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7792 (office phone).

NDSU uses an online employment system. To apply, please go to: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/2805
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