Position: Instructor/Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology
Appointment: Non-Tenure Track Appointment Starting Fall 2020.
Saint Francis University invites applications for an exciting 9 month non-tenure track position that will offer the qualified applicant the opportunity to teach in the well established, accredited undergraduate program of Exercise Physiology in the School of Health Sciences and Education. Individuals with a clear research agenda, preferably in the areas of chronic disease prevention, wellness, strength and conditioning, and community fitness particularly for underserved or rural populations are encouraged to apply.
The preferred candidate should hold a PhD in Exercise Physiology or related field (ABD's in the final stages of doctorate will also be considered), with demonstrated exercise physiology experience, and an ability to teach undergraduate introductory and advanced exercise physiology courses including, but not limited to: exercise testing and prescription, research methods and statistics, sport nutrition, common sports injuries, biomechanics, or seminars in areas of interest. Prior adjunct teaching experience required. An individual with certification (CEP, RCEP, CSCS, EP-C, EIM) is preferred. Membership in ACSM or NSCA is preferred. In addition, this position offers the opportunity to coordinate scholarly research and to develop interdisciplinary outreach programming in the Human Performance Laboratory housed in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, and university service, participate in undergraduate research, as well as professional service as evidenced by maintaining membership and involvement in national and regional exercise science professional organizations.
Saint Francis University is a private, Franciscan institution, situated in the beautiful Allegheny Mountain region of southcentral Pennsylvania. The 600-acre mountaintop campus serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students and is located midway between Pittsburgh and State College, Pennsylvania.
Interested applicants are encouraged to call or email, Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald, Search Committee Co-Chair at (814) 472-3121 or email@example.com to discuss the advantages and flexibility of this position. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Please complete an online application (https://www.francis.edu/employement), and then email three letters of reference, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, research philosophy related to this position, transcripts and teaching evaluations if available to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Francis University is committed to the diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.
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About Saint Francis University
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Saint Francis is an NCAA Division I (FCS) member of the Northeast Conference with additional conference membership with the Atlantic 10 Conference (field hockey) the Collegiate Water Polo Association (women’s water polo) and The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). Saint Francis sponsors 23 Division I programs (14 women's and 9 men's) in addition to marching band, pep band, dance team and cheerleading.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University's Mission Statement is "A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service."