Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for a 9-month Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track position in Exercise Science, effective August 2020.

The Department of Health, Kinesiology and Recreation is one of the largest on campus. The department focuses on Exercise Science, Sports Management, Teacher Preparation and curriculum designed to meet evolving needs of the Athletic Training field of Study (Approximately 350 undergraduate majors). The Exercise Science program at Southern Arkansas University is a vibrant program and one of the fastest growing majors on campus with 145 majors.

The department offers BS, and MS degrees. We actively collaborate with all departments within the College of Education as well as other relevant colleges/programs on our campus and local hospitals, and community organizations.

Duties: teach a full-time load consisting of traditional and online instruction; serve as the Program Assessment Coordinator for the Exercise Science degree program; direct the Kinesiology Lab; use a student-centered approach to teaching, advising/mentoring; serve on committees; scholarship and service to the university, department and community and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: earned doctorate required; ABD or Master’s considered for a term position; demonstrate excellence as a classroom teacher; experience teaching with technology and online; work with a team-centered approach; experience and understanding of ACSM, NSCA and/or other related professional bodies; experience with common equipment used in Exercise Science curriculum. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Southern Arkansas University is a public comprehensive regional university located in the city of Magnolia, located in southwest Arkansas. SAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (AQIP participant as of 2010). More information is available at www.saumag.edu.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.

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