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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology and Performance

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Job Location:
Daytona Beach, Florida
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology is seeking a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance. The incumbent should hold a PhD in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, or closely related field.

The successful applicant will contribute to research and curriculum delivery to support the Human Physiology track in the Aerospace Physiology major within the Department. Undergraduate courses may include anatomy and physiology with labs, exercise physiology and human performance as well as other core courses as needed. Graduate level courses in public health should also be anticipated.  Individuals should have both clinical and performance-based understandings of human movement, as it is applied physiology and performance.

The only undergraduate degree of its kind in the nation, the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Physiology blends aerospace with life science and leverages Embry-Riddle's many strengths to take advantage of emerging opportunities in this field.  With the department offering MS and PhD programs in Human Factors, the incumbent will have the opportunity to mentor graduate students.

Working closely with NASA, the military, and other stakeholders, the position provides a unique opportunity for those interested in health and human performance in extreme environments. The Department houses labs in: Omics for Health and Human Performance, Space Microbiology, Aerospace Physiology, Virtual and Augmented Reality, User Experience, Applied Cognition and Training, Aging, Perception and Performance, Medical Human Factors and Small Team Analogs. Faculty in the HFBN department collaborate in research efforts with the College of Aviation (High Altitude Lab) and College of Engineering (Biomechanical Engineering). 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to being a global leader in diversity and inclusion in higher education. We continually strive to recognize, respect and celebrate the differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe environment where self-expression is welcome. We strive to create a campus climate free of discrimination so that networks, partnerships and cultural competency continue to be fostered through leadership, integrity, care and respect.

Our future colleagues will share our university's and department's commitments to an inclusive, inviting, and collaborative community practicing excellence in both research and instruction. We strongly encourage individuals from populations traditionally underrepresented and underserved to apply. 

For full consideration, please apply online at, requisition R302210.  Position will remain open until filled.  Review of applications will begin January 10, 2022 with an anticipated hire date of August 15, 2022.  Please also email a PDF of your curriculum vitae, cover letter with research, teaching, and service philosophy as it pertains to this unique position to:

  • PhD in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, or closely related field.
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