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Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

University of Northern Iowa
Job Location:
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed
Job Category: Faculty

Type of Position: Tenure-Track

Full Consideration Date: Friday, September 30, 2022

Advertising Started on: Friday, September 16, 2022

College of Education

Department: Kinesiology

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time

Service Schedule: Academic Year

Position Description:
The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Kinesiology seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science, starting January 2023. This position advances the university's vision, mission and strategic plan in relation to scholarship, research, and creative activity, engaged and applied learning. This position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in two or more of the following areas: Anatomy, Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Clinical Exercise Science. Responsibilities also include scholarship, professional service, advising students, and supervision of undergraduate and master thesis/research projects.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.

Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Exercise Science or related field required. ABD's will be considered with doctoral program completion by January 1, 2023.

Required Qualifications:
Required qualifications include at least two years of university teaching experience as a leading instructor in at least one of the following areas: Anatomy, Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Clinical Exercise Science; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; demonstrated ability to establish a research agenda, conduct research and publish manuscripts in peer reviewed research journals; and demonstrated commitment to professional service.

Desirable Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a record of professional and community engagement; a strong background in research methodology and statistics; ability to teach clinical exercise science classes; experience advising and/or mentoring students; and a record of collaborative work.

Required Documents:
Curriculum Vita

Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References:

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

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