The Department of Exercise Science and the Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science Program at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) invite applications for a visionary and innovative educator to serve as a core faculty member in the Exercise Science Program. The candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in a tenure, educator, scholar or clinical track, depending upon qualifications and scholarly record.
The faculty member is expected to teach in his/her area of contemporary expertise, organize and coordinate the student internship experience within the curriculum, engage in scholarship, and participate in service to the College, University and the community. Additionally, the faculty member will assist the program with curricular development, student advising, as well as new student recruitment, marketing and admissions.
The BSES program is an integral component of the Department of Exercise Science in the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS). The College priorities focus on promoting excellence in teaching and learning, interprofessional education, research, and practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment. The department has recently moved into the new state of the art Ronson Health & Applied Science Center located on the East Falls campus and includes new clinical and simulation teaching space, and research space. There is opportunity for interprofessional education and practice with students and professional in medicine, nursing and rehabilitation therapies.
The Department of Exercise Science integrates two complementary applied human science programs – exercise science and athletic training. New departmental facilities include a clinical research lab which houses multiple force plates, EMG, a motion analysis system, a strength and condition classroom, and an exercise physiology classroom which includes a metabolic cart and aerobic exercise testing equipment. In addition to Exercise Science, departments in the College include Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech and Language Pathology and Centers of Excellence in Outcomes Measurement and Hand & Upper Limb Rehabilitation.
An academic doctoral degree in related field (PhD, EdD, ScD), from an accredited university required.
An enthusiastic, dedicated professional with demonstrated contemporary expertise in exercise physiology, exercise science, or a related field.
Experience organizing and coordinating student internship experiences.
A record of scholarly activity.
Strong communication and collaborative abilities.
?Interested applicants should submit an on-line application/CV to http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html Job ID #9247376. Additionally interested applicants should submit the following; 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) teaching statement, and 4) contact information for three professional references. Application materials can be emailed to: Margaret.email@example.com.
For more information about the position, please contact Stephen Thomas, PhD, ATC, Department Chair and Program Director, Department of Exercise Science, Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Science at Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-951-2657.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 9247376
About Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this uniq...ue model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
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