Assistant Professor - Biomechanics - Central Washington University in Ellensburg Washington

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Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington 98926

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Full-time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biomechanics to begin September 2014 located in Ellensburg, Washington. Screening of applications begins March 28, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.

Instruct courses and laboratory sessions in movement biomechanics with an emphasis on sports and clinical settings. Ability to teach human anatomy classes is required. This would include cadaver labs and/or resistance training principles.

The successful candidate has the opportunity to be integrally involved in a new lab facility design. The candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in both curriculum and research processes. The candidate is expected to participate in research leading to publications and/or grants, and provide service relevant to university, professional, and community groups.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in a relevant cognate area that encompasses biomechanics, anatomy, physical therapy, exercise/movement sciences, or kinesiology (Ph.D., DPT). (ABDs will be considered)
  • A strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional certifications in relevant area(s) (Example:NSCA-CSCS,AT-C.)
  • A record of successful scholarship leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or presentations at professional meetings
  • A record of prior instructional experience.
The Department of Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Clinical Physiology, Exercise Science, Nutrition, and Paramedicine as well as minors in Nutrition, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science. In addition, NEHS offers a M.S. in Exercise Science and a M.S. in Nutrition.

CWU is on a quarterly system with the academic year beginning September 16 and completing June 15. The opportunity may exist for teaching select classes in a “self-support” summer session.

NEHS is in the process of securing design funding for a new Health Sciences facility encompassing instructional and research laboratories and state of the art classrooms. Faculty have significant input in this process.

Central Washington University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

  • A detailed letter of application clearly demonstrating how your education and experience, meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting.
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Names and contact information for three references; and
  • Copies of transcripts of the highest degree held.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Karen Roemer/Search Committee Chair
(509) 963-2746

Please contact Human Resources at or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Biomechanics
  • Anatomy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Exercise/movement Sciences
  • Kinesiology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter