The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS), within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), seeks an outstanding faculty member for an Assistant Professor (tenure track), nine-month position in the School’s Exercise Science program beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will become one of ten Exercise Scie nce faculty members that serve approximately 400 undergraduate Exercise Science majors. The successful candidate will have a wide-ranging background and be able to teach a variety of undergraduate Exercise Science courses, including the Sport Nutrition course in the program (EXS 322). Moreover, the successful candidate will conduct research, publish, write grants, advise students, and provide community engagement and service to the program, school, college, university, and profession.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Doctoral degree in Exercise Science, or a closely related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework closely related to Exercise Science. Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered depending on expected completion date.
Evidence of successful college teaching experience in an Exercise Science or closely related curriculum both face-to-face and online.
Academic preparation and professional experiences that contribute to the ability to teach Sport Nutrition courses.
The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
Special Notes to Applicants
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.
Please note that the following is required:
Cover Letter (2-3 pages in length; please address how you meet the minimum requirements preferred qualifications for this position)
Statement on Diversity and Inclusion – addresses how the candidate will contribute to fostering diversity and inclusion in the EXS program and on campus
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Link to Posting: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/22655