Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Exercise Science
University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Academic / Research
Professor - Faculty
Academic Medical Group
College / University
Internal Number: 2023HHDEXSCI
Tenure-stream Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Exercise Science
School of Education
Appointment: Eight-month, full-time, tenure-stream; position starting Fall 2024
The Department of Health and Human Development in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position for its Exercise Science program at the assistant, associate, or full professor level.
Recognizing the field’s interdisciplinary nature, candidates are sought who have an established research program with direct relevance to exercise science/physiology, particularly research that is applied, clinical, and/or translational in nature. Successful candidates will have a doctorate in exercise physiology or a related field, demonstrate potential or have a track record of obtaining funding to support a research program, and experience in mentoring graduate students and teaching at the university level. Qualified candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level will be expected to have a record of publication, research productivity, funding, teaching, and service that is commensurate with tenure guidelines within the School of Education and the University.
The School of Education and Department of Health & Human Development
The Pitt School of Education is one of the top-ranked schools of education in the country. With over 90 degree and certificate programs, we approach learning as intertwined with health, wellness, and human development. The Department of Health and Human Development blends health promotion, wellness, and exercise physiology with applied developmental science and evidence-based practices to address 21st century problems in diverse regional, national, and global real-world contexts. Our department offers exercise science-related degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD and EdD levels. Our program has strong research collaborations with faculty across the University, including the School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Engineering, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
The University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. With over $1 billion in annual research and development expenditures, Pitt is a premier research institution, ranking 3rd in research funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2022 and 15th overall in the U.S. National Science Foundation's rankings. The University of Pittsburgh is located in the city of Pittsburgh, PA, which is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live by various travel organizations, with access to a wide array of recreation opportunities, professional and collegiate athletic events, and a vibrant cultural district.
Interested applicants should submit:
Names and contact information for at least three (for assistant professor candidates) and at least six (for associate/full professor candidates) references (please note: written copies of letters of reference will be required for all candidates who are invited to an on-campus visit during the finalist round);
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related Research I institution located in the heart of the city of Pittsburgh. The university has consistently placed in the top 25 research universities in the United States. Similarly, the School of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 25 schools of education. Please visit our website (www.education.pitt.edu) to learn more about our school, department, and programs. The city of Pittsburgh has been named by Forbes magazine as America’s most livable city and by National Geographic Traveler as one of the top 20 best destinations in the world. The city boasts numerous universities, museums, parks, and cultural offerings; extensive public transportation and bicycle lanes; affordable housing; and proximity to state parks and outdoor activities.