Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Kinesiology
East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, North Carolina
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: 180493
East Carolina University
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Kinesiology Vacancy #: 929649 Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Organizational Unit Overview
The Department of Kinesiology is one of six academic units in the College of Health and Human Performance offering seven degree programs: BS in Exercise Physiology, BS in Health Fitness Specialist, BS in Physical Education, BS in Sports Studies, MAEd in Physical Education, MS in Kinesiology and a PhD in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science, with near 1300 majors and over 35 full time faculty. Our internationally known faculty are collaborative, interdisciplinary, and successful in both extramural funded research and innovative teaching. They enthusiastically engage our students in and out of the classroom through interactive lectures, research collaboration, community service projects, as well as other activities. Our distinct research labs support our academic programs as well as provide opportunities for faculty and student research. Faculty and students conduct research in fields related to Exercise Physiology, Cellular Physiology, Biomechanics and Motor Control, Adapted Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport Management, and Pedagogy.
The Department of Kinesiology, within the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University, seeks to fill a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2022. The successful candidate is expected to develop/further enhance a nationally recognized research program with a focus on disparities or on issues within diverse populations and pursue external funding that complements current department research strengths. The candidate is also expected to teach in an area of their expertise within a content area in Kinesiology. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a previously established and continuing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion research, engagement and teaching. They will broaden participation among members of underrepresented groups, integrate diverse experiences and multiple perspectives as the foundation for a rich learning experience and will provide leadership to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, populations and intellectual interests.
The successful candidate will 1) maintain a strong publication record, 2) develop or currently have an externally funded research program with a focus on disparities or on issues within diverse populations, 3) have the potential for, or a record of, teaching at the college level, including online or hybrid formats, in support of the Department’s educational mission, 4) provide mentoring for graduate students in our PhD program or one of the concentrations in the Department’s master’s degree program, 5) provide professional service to the university, community and profession, and 6) promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Contingent on Available funding.
A Doctoral degree in Kinesiology or a closely related field is required (such as but not limited to Human Performance, Exercise Science, Movement Studies, Bioenergetics, Sport Psychology Sport Management, and Physical Education).
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Preference will be given to candidates whose research, teaching and service complement existing faculty strengths in Adapted Physical Education, Bioenergetics, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Control, Physical Activity and its promotion, Sport Psychology, Sport Management, diseases affecting the human condition, and Behavioral Science.
Relevant post-doctoral training or job experience related and a clear potential for, or demonstrated experience in, teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students, including students from diverse backgrounds, will also be preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicant
In order to apply, candidates must submit the following materials online at www.jobs.ecu.edu: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant’s interest in the position and how the applicant’s expertise and valuing of diversity, equity and inclusion are integrated into their professional activities; (2) A current curriculum vitae, (3) a list of three references with contact information;4) a detailed statement of teaching philosophy and 5) a concise research plan (2 pages maximum) highlighting research accomplishments and goals.
As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted
Official transcripts, two to three original letters of reference, criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Lee Gaylord (KINE Search 929649) 1000 E. 5th Street, ECU, Rivers W 238, Mailstop 505, Greenville, NC 27858
For further information regarding this position please contact: Chair: Nicholas Murray, firstname.lastname@example.org; 252-737-2977; or Co-Chair: AJ An, email@example.com, 252- 328-4662.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with achievement and experience. It is expected that this position will begin August 16, 2022
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 929649 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.