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Assist/Assoc Professor in the Exercise Science Programs Full-time, Non-Tenure Track
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Faculty Position within Department of Applied Health Sciences
The Department of Applied Health Sciences, in the Parkinson School of Health Science and Public Health (PSHSPH) invites applications for full-time, non-tenure track positions in Exercise Science. The full-time, non-tenure track appointments begin August 2020 and include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
We are currently seeking faculty for our growing Exercise Science programs. These positions are a 9-month faculty appointment. Principle responsibilities include teaching, scholarly productivity, advising graduate students, and working collaboratively with faculty and administration in strategic growth and development of the Exercise Science programs. We invite applicants to join our dynamic and inter-professional environment focused on excellence in teaching, research and service. Ideal candidate qualifications include:
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work collaboratively within shared research space, and evidence of successful university teaching in exercise science, kinesiology or a related discipline. Communicates research/scholarly work by presentation at local, state and regional conferences. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have research expertise that is in line with or expands upon the expertise of existing faculty in Exercise Science.
Teaching assignments may include the following content areas: clinical and/or advanced exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, health promotion, motor learning and strength and conditioning. A background in clinical exercise physiology is preferred. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable. Qualified applicants will also demonstrate a history of supervisory and/or leadership experience; experience establishing clinical and community partnerships; evidence of curriculum design and development; involvement in professional organizations (ACSM, NSCA or equivalent).
Click here to Apply!Interested applicants should submit at least a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Any questions can be directed to:
Dr. John Brady, Chair, Search Committee Jbrady6@luc.edu Loyola University Chicago, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health 1032 W. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60660
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants with a defined area of scholarship and demonstrated ability in conducting research will be given preference.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. We encourage underrepresented minorities and women candidates to apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.
About Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, Loyola University Chicago
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO’S Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health brings together our call as a Jesuit institution to continue going to the frontiers of education, research, and practice, and help the under-served.
Dynamic changes in health care require professionals to have broad knowledge and cutting-edge skills to lead the future of health care delivery. Loyola has established itself as a leader in health care education with the Stritch School of Medicine and the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, and the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health leads with those strengths in addressing important student and community needs.
The Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health consists of programs for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as working professionals who seek additional skills or a career change. Innovative and accessible program formats for adult learners along with traditional undergraduates will include online instruction and hybrid learning programs on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus and Lakeshore campuses.