The Department of Health and Exercise Science provides a rigorous and enlightening intellectual environment for the professional development, achievement and distinction of leaders in Athletic Training, Community Health, Health Promotion and Fitness Management, Nutrition & Dietetics, and Human Performance in Clinical Settings. In 2016, the Department launched the BS in Human Performance in Clinical Settings (HPCS) program designed to prepare students for careers in Exercise Science. An additional goal of this program is to encourage student to seek ACSM and NSCA certifications. The Department has earned national accreditation when available for each of its programs. Accordingly, the HPCS program is seeking accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES). The program description can be found at: https://academics.rowan.edu/shp/departments/hes/programs/undergraduate/index.html
The Department of Health and Exercise Science is seeking to hire a qualified individual to teach courses within the area of Exercise Science. The successful candidate will teach Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Exercise for Special Populations, Biomechanics or other areas as deemed appropriate by the successful candidates experience and departmental needs. The successful candidate will assist the HPCS Program Coordinator in seeking accreditation through the CoAES. Additional duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) assisting with internship coordination, 2) completing scholarly activity and competing for external funding, and 3) providing service to the Department, College and University. The successful candidates will also have the opportunity to develop collaborative multidisciplinary projects with other departments in the sciences, engineering, and emerging programs of medical education and research at Rowan University including schools of allopathic (www.rowan.edu/coopermed/) and osteopathic (www.rowan.edu/som/) medicine.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education in either Exercise Science or a related field. The successful applicant is preferred to have ACSM and/or NSCA certifications, but they are not necessary to apply.
Candidates are expected to have a strong record of research and be able to successfully compete for external funding. Evidence of excellence in teaching and prior experience teaching at the university level is desired. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of Exercise Science within the HPCS program and the Department.
Additional qualifications: • Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people • A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Science • Knowledge of current research-based best teaching practices and the role of technology in teaching and learning
Starting Date: September 1st, 2020 Salary: Competitive
General Information: All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. The application must be submitted through Rowan University’s online application system and must include a curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. All completed applications, including letters of recommendation, received by November 9, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Greg Biren, Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com. Application Deadline: November 9, 2019
Internal Number: 013394
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