Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance- Tenure Track
The College of Idaho seeks to filla tenure-track position with a focus on exercise science and human movement as they relate to health and performance in our undergraduate Health and Human Performance department. The department serves undergraduate Exercise Science Majors, Human Performance Minors, and Health Promotion Minors. (See https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/academics/departments/health-human-performance for a description of the program).
The department is seeking a specialist in human movement as it relates to applied anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, sport performance, public health, exercise physiology, motor learning, sport psychology or other related areas to complement the department’s strength in physiology, strength and conditioning, nutrition and metabolism. Potential courses include Motor Learning, Exercise Metabolism, Care and Prevention of Injuries, Exercise Physiology, Research Methods, Cardiopulmonary Physiology, and courses related to the candidate’s expertise. Modest start-up funds are available. Standard teaching load is 21 units, which includes one course in our January term.
Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College. The successful candidate will be an active scholar capable of developing a research program that involves mentoring undergraduate students. This person will also approach academia with a growth mindset and a commitment to collaboration.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree, evidence of a research line and scholarship within the movement sciences, rehabilitation sciences, biomechanics, exercise physiology, physical therapy, exercise physiology, motor learning, or any related field. Strength and conditioning certifications, physiologist certifications and personal training certifications are highly desirable, but not necessary.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, academic transcript(s), a statement of teaching philosophy that articulates a commitment to liberal arts education and demonstrated commitment to representation, inclusion, and equity, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Letters should address the candidate's potential for success as a teacher, scholar and mentor. Please submit application materials to HR@collegeofidaho.edu with subject Human Performance Search. Review of applications will begin on October 8th and continue until the position is filled. Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through the applicant review process.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.
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