Assistant Professor of Exercise Science - University of Puget Sound in Tacoma Washington

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University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, Washington 98416

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Job ID

Exercise Science

Full/Part Time


Faculty Posting Details

Department of Exercise Science, full-time tenure-line position; begins Fall 2016

The department seeks a candidate with expertise in biomechanics, exercise physiology, or nutrition to teach advanced biomechanics, either nutrition or exercise physiology, an introductory research course, and elective(s) in the candidate’s area of expertise. Demonstrated experience teaching human anatomy and physiology using human cadavers also is desirable. The standard teaching assignment is three courses per semester and includes a combination of lectures and labs. The faculty member is expected to maintain an active research program utilizing human models and that provides opportunities for undergraduate student research. The Department of Exercise Science has teaching labs for Human Physiology, Motion Analysis/Biomechanics, as well as shared use of a Research (wet) lab and an animal housing facility. Other duties include continuation of professional development, advising students, and participation in departmental and University governance.


Ph.D. in Exercise Science or related field (ABD considered). The department is open to content area of expertise, however, seeks a candidate capable of teaching biomechanics. Experience teaching either human anatomy and/or physiology, exercise physiology, or nutrition is desirable.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit:

About Puget Sound: The University of Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a vibrant, diverse mid-sized urban port city. Within, and near, Tacoma there is ready access to urban, rural, and natural areas as well as opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than November 15, 2015 to ensure consideration.

Required Documents:

Please submit curriculum vitae (CV) when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

• Curriculum vitae
• Letter of Interest
• Teaching statement
• Research statement
• Example of either a published manuscript or dissertation chapter
• Three (3) Letters of Reference. Candidates will be asked to specify the email addresses of reference providers at the time of application and the system will email these providers on the next business day.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.

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Commitment to Diversity: Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. Please view the University Diversity Statement.

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Exercise
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume