Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Exercise Science (Tenure Track) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809767)

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Detailed Job Description

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Science and related areas
• Maintain an active research/publication record
• Pursue external funding
• Direct graduate student theses and dissertations
• Participate in professional organizations
• Participate in academic citizenship


The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Kinesiology
Exercise Science Program

Position: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology – Exercise Science (Tenure Track)

The University of Alabama, Alabama’s flagship university, is a comprehensive institution whose mission is to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State and the nation through quality programs of teaching, research, and service. The College of Education maintains a large array of degree programs and is heavily involved in research and outreach activities throughout the Southeast region. The College seeks energetic, creative and intellectually-empowered faculty members with strong research pedigrees who can contribute to the mission of the College and help to advance its growing national prominence.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in exercise science, or related field
• Previous teaching experience and knowledge of Exercise Science
• Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Science
• Ability to pursue a defined research agenda in Exercise Science

Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional certification such as ACSM EP-C or NSCA CSCS

Responsibilities:
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Science and related areas
• Maintain an active research/publication record
• Pursue external funding
• Direct graduate student theses and dissertations
• Participate in professional organizations
• Participate in academic citizenship

Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Jonathan Wingo at email jwingo@ua.edu.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date: August 16, 2016

Benefits:
• Health and Life Insurance
TIAA-CREF available
• Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
• Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, vita, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, and up to three samples of professional writing are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and the College of Education actively seeks diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Attach as three (3) separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – Names, addresses and phone numbers of three references
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework (combine multiple transcripts into one document)
3. Document 3 – Up to three samples of professional writings (combine multiple writing samples into one document)



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • KINESIOLOGY
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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