Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenured or Tenure/Track Exercise Physiology
University of Louisville
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Department of Health and Sport Sciences (HSS) in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Louisville (UofL) invites applications for two 10-month tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels. Preferred candidates will hold an advanced doctoral degree in a field related to Exercise Physiology and have an excellent record of research and previous academic teaching experience in a university setting. Applicants with a strong research agenda, history of scholarship, and a current peer-reviewed publication record will be given preference. Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than one exercise physiology-related area (kinesiology, biomechanics, anatomy and physiology, exercise science, strength and conditioning, nutrition, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply. We seek to strengthen the department with a professional who will continue to make significant contributions to scholarship in their field, enjoy collaboration, enhance the college’s urban mission, and expand our partnerships within the College, the University, and the community.
Department of Health and Sport Sciences
The mission of the Department of Health and Sport Sciences is centered on the development and preparation of individuals to be future leaders in a variety of metropolitan settings including higher education, allied health services, public and private corporations, and governmental agencies. The Department prepares and trains professionals in exercise science, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, health education, physical education, sport management, and youth sports. The Department fulfills its mission by providing students with research-driven, student-focused, real-world experiences in a state-of-the-art setting with laboratory and academic spaces. We provide academic instruction at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels in addition to conducting theoretical and applied research. The Department also serves the University and metropolitan community through a variety of service classes fostering healthy and active lifestyles and by contributing professional consulting and service learning opportunities to a diverse student body and community. The Department serves over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students and includes 15 tenured or tenure-track faculty members.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Faculty hired in the Exercise Physiology Program are expected to have a competitive research agenda with evidence of or the potential for extramural funding from state and federal sources. Research projects are expected to include the involvement of both undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty are expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Exercise Science, Strength and Conditioning, and/or related field. Faculty service duties to the program, department, College, University, and/or discipline-related community partner are also required. Other responsibilities may include student advising, graduate student mentorship, collaborating with community agencies, participating in the ongoing development of the program and/or department, and clinical supervision of students and/or internship sites. Appointments are typically 10-month periods with the strong possibility of summer research and teaching opportunities.
APPOINTMENT: 10-month with the strong possibility of summer research and teaching opportunities
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 1, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURES
Formal review of applicants will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until suitable candidates are found and all approved positions have been filled.
Applicants must apply online at http://louisville.edu/jobs (select posting number for the appropriate position as follows: Open Rank - #35709 or Assistant Professor - #35710).
You will be asked to electronically submit your curriculum vitae and complete a Self-ID form on this site.
Please also submit to the Search Committee Chair listed below a single PDF file including a current CV, a letter of application explaining how minimum and preferred qualifications are met and describing relevant experiences and interests, names and contact information for at least three references, two recent publications, teaching evaluations for all classes taught in the last three years, and a copy of transcripts. Letters of recommendations may be requested of candidates at a later date; however, candidates may include up to three current letters of recommendation with their application materials if desired.
Kathryn Harman, Ph.D., Chair Exercise Physiology Search Committee Department of Health and Sport Sciences University of Louisville Louisville, KY 40292 Phone: (502) 852-0057 Fax: (502) 852-4534 Email: email@example.com
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employ.edu or 502.852.6258.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology or field related to the position
Demonstrates strength and/or the potential for excellence and leadership in scientific research and publishing
Demonstrates successful history of grant writing and grant-funded research and/or demonstrates a commitment to the development of a strong extramurally funded research program
Demonstrates successful teaching experience in at least two of the following areas: exercise physiology, biomechanics, neuromechanics, human movement/kinesiology, anatomy and/or physiology, statistics, nutrition, strength and conditioning, biochemistry
Commitment to diverse students, equity, and social justice
Demonstrates ability to work well and ethically with colleagues and students
Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member
Demonstrates interest in working in diverse university and community settings
Record of mentoring undergraduate or graduate students in research
Current certifications through NSCA (CSCS or higher preferred) and/or ACSM
Experience working with accrediting bodies such as CAAHEP
Evidence of knowledge or experience in incorporating technology in instructional practices
Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based teaching practices
Additional Salary Information: Competitive based on qualifications and experience
Internal Number: 35709 or 35710
About University of Louisville
The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the University's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelbyhurst Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.