The Department of Human Biology and Kinesiology (HBK) at ColoradoCollege (CC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, beginning in Fall 2021. The Department of Human Biology and Kinesiology offers students the opportunity to minor in HBK through hands-on experiences and student-centered data analysis. Other departmental information can be found at: http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/humanbiologykinesiology/
Teaching responsibilities of the successful candidate will include Human Nutrition, Human Physiology, Fundamentals of Kinesiology, and Investigations in Human Biology and Kinesiology (undergraduate project supervision), with additional courses in an area of expertise, totaling 6 courses per year. Applicants with a demonstration of excellence in teaching and commitment to teaching using inclusive pedagogies are sought.
The successful candidate will have research expertise in an area such as: biomechanics, healthy aging, adaptive physical activity, exercise nutrition, energy balance, human performance, resistance training for health, gender and physical activity, environmental physiology, etc. Applicants with research specialties involving traditionally marginalized and minoritized populations are especially encouraged to apply.
Colorado College strives to be an antiracist community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities through equitable institutional practices. We actively promote a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Information about CC’s antiracism initiative can be found at: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/antiracism-initiative/
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression,disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.
Documents required for application include: (1) a CV; (2) a one-page cover letter, in which applicants should describe their interest in Colorado College; (3) a one-page Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement, in which applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to our antiracism goals through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service; (4) a one-page teaching statement, in which candidates describe their experience and vision in mentoring students, including those from marginalized and minoritized backgrounds; and (5) a one-page research statement, in which candidates should show how their research would fit into the small, liberal arts college environment. A Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. For more information, contact Professor Kristi Erdal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due on October 29, 2020.
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About Colorado College
Colorado College is a liberal arts college of approximately 2000 students, 239 faculty, and 631 staff, with 37 academic departments and five interdisciplinary programs. We utilize a block-plan teaching model in which students take one class at a time, and faculty teach one class at a time, meeting 3-5 hours per day for 18 days. Information about the block plan can be found at :https://www.coloradocollege.edu/basics/blockplan/
Benefits can be found https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/humanresources/benefits/