Assistant / Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

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Job Number: 140 -- Posted: 2016-09-07 -- Revised: 0000-00-00 -- Location: St. Davids -- Posting Type: Faculty

Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant / Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology’s Exercise Science Program, accredited by CAAHEP through the American College of Sports Medicine (9 month appointment; rank commensurate with qualifications). 

General Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in the undergraduate Exercise Science Program (e.g. Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Exercise Prescription for Special Population and Research Methods). Additional responsibilities will include advising students, assisting with program administration, and participating in departmental, college, and university activities.  Given strategic growth initiatives there may be opportunity for collaboration on a M.S. Program in Clinical Exercise Science and Cardiac Rehabilitation, and progression into administrative positions, such as Program Director and/or Department Chair.


Knowledge and Skills Required: Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in Exercise Science (or related field), and a commitment to and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and community service. Preference given to applicants with ACSM-CEP or –RCEP certification.

To be considered, applicants must upload their application materials in their profile. Please provide a cover letter to include a brief statement of their faith, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation.  We recommend that interested candidates review the institution's mission and doctrinal statements.  Application deadline is: January 2, 2017.  

All positions remain open until filled.


About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with our mission and community standards. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

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