Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Exercise Science Program Director
North Central College, Naperville, IL
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Department of Kinesiology in the School of Education and Health Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will serve as the Program Director for Exercise Science, providing oversight to all aspects of the program, including curriculum design, mapping, scheduling and implementation, a comprehensive assessment protocol, and the organization and management of the Human Performance lab. Teaching assignments will include courses in the Exercise Science major based on the individual’s background and interests. As the college moves forward with the launch of the semester schedule, the Program Director will be key in leading the process for the major. The Kinesiology Department is built on a foundation of collaboration and open communication. We seek a dynamic colleague and Program Director who will actively contribute to our department identity and cultivate a sense of positive synergy as we grow.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center opened in March 2017. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money Magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.
Doctoral degree in Exercise Science or a related field; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college level; and the potential to develop a scholarship agenda that fits within the context of a teaching institution required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship/creative work.
Internal Number: F000121
About North Central College, Naperville, IL
North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois, North Central College is just 28 miles west of Chicago's Loop. With more than 2,700 undergraduates and 260 graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes.