The Assistant Professor of Exercise Science assumes responsibility for classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction as well as teaching, advising, scholarly, and service requirements within the BS in Health Sciences program. Pending budget approval, this is a 10-month academic year position with tenure-track appointment.
Applicants should exhibit expertise in clinical practice, research and education, and have the ability and desire to teach a range of courses leading to the B.S. degree in Health Sciences with concentrations in Exercise Science and Health Promotions. Potential courses to teach may include but are not limited to: Theory/Techniques of Strength and Conditioning, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics of Human Movement, Chronic Disease Rehabilitation, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Wellness Methods and Strategies, Exercise Programming/Assessment, and Exercise & Wellness Facilities Management.
Additional duties include:
- Use student-centered teaching/learning strategies.
- Supervise health science students in the clinical setting.
- Hold regular office hours.
- Participate in advising students.
- Participate in Service-Learning activities.
- Participate in assessment and scholarship activities.
- Serve on college and school committees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
· Earned Doctorate degree in Health Sciences or related discipline (ABD considered).
- Certification as NSCA CSCS or ACSM EP-C.
- Applicants should exhibit expertise in clinical practice, research and education, and have the ability and to teach in a BS in Health Sciences program.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to interact effectively with diverse groups of students.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, student-centered learning/teaching methods, and assessment.
- Ability to integrate appropriate technology and software in teaching.