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Assistant or Associate Professor 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty position in Exercise Physiology in the Department of Kinesiology. - UNC Greensboro

State: Greensboro, NC
Position: Assistant or Associate Professor 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty position in Exercise Physiology in the Department of Kinesiology.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Posted: November 3, 2019

Job Description / Duties

START DATE: August 2020

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities are quality teaching and mentoring in the Exercise Physiology area and establishing/maintaining an active, cutting edge research agenda leading to publications in refereed journals and external funding. Engagement in departmental, university, and professional activities is expected.

Qualifications / Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in exercise physiology or a related field. Applicants should also have a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications reflecting evidence of an existing line of research and potential for external funding. For hire at the Associate Professor level, an on-going record of high impact publications and external funding is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential to collaborate in research with faculty in the Department of Kinesiology and other departments.


Additional Information

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter of interest and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references including name, address, e‐mail address, and phone number. References will be contacted automatically to request a letter of recommendation through the on-line system as soon as a candidate is invited to campus to be interviewed.

Salary: SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Contact Information

Applications should be submitted through the UNCG job search system at https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/15767. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Joe Starnes (jwstarne@uncg.edu).

Employer Profile

THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Kinesiology Department (http://www.uncg.edu/kin/) has 31 full‐time faculty in the sub-disciplines of Athletic Training, Biomechanics, Community Youth Sport Development, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Pedagogical Kinesiology, and Sport & Exercise Psychology. Faculty have a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and the doctoral program is highly ranked among doctoral programs in kinesiology. Excellent laboratories, equipment, and core facilities are available for investigations using animals or humans (https://kin.uncg.edu/research/labs/). The position is supported by a competitive start-up package, which includes attractive laboratory space and funds for its support. Kinesiology is the 3rd largest department at UNCG serving approximately 800 undergraduates and 180 graduate students and is ranked 3rd in extramural funding among all departments. The department offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., Ph.D., and Ed.D. degrees. The School offers support for both research (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/office-of-research/) and instructional technology (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/oap/sample-page/about-us/).

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of approximately 20,000 students. A primary Area of Focus in UNCG’s current Strategic Plan is Health and Wellness and the new “Millennial Campus” has been developed to support this Area of Focus through public-private partnerships and other means. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~275,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or age. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V