Assistant Professor-Exercise Physiology-Kinesiology
Company: East Carolina University
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Assistant Professor-Exercise Physiology-Kinesiology
Vacancy Open to
Number of Vacancies
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
Full Time or Part Time
Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City)
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, College of Health and Human
Performance at East Carolina University seeks to fill one
nine-month, tenure-track faculty position to begin August
- Applicants at the Assistant Professor level will be considered.
Physiology and research focus on the Candidates engaged in
translational research are also encouraged to apply.
- Competitive start-up funding will be allocated to support the
research programs for this position.
- The successful candidates will: Develop and maintain a strong
- Develop an externally funded research program.
- Have the potential for or a record of teaching at the college
level, including online or hybrid formats, to support the
Department's educational mission.
- Provide mentoring for graduate students in the Bioenergetics
and Exercise Science PhD program and in the Department's MS degree
- Provide professional service to the university, community, and
Contingent on Available funding
- A Doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral training or job
experience in exercise physiology, exercise science, Kinesiology,
or a closely related field are required ( such as but not limited
to Exercise Psychology, Human Performance, Movement Studies,
- Qualifying degrees must be received from regionally accredited
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
- Candidates with a background in exercise physiology and
research experience focused on using exercise or physical activity
as an intervention to promote human health.
- Candidates with a clear potential for, or demonstrated
experience in, teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate
students, including students from diverse backgrounds, will also be
Special Instructions to Applicant
In order to apply, candidates must submit the following materials
online at www.jobs.ecu.edu: (1) A cover letter addressing their
Interest in the position and a statement of teaching philosophy,
(2) a concise research plan, (3) a list of three references with
contact information, (4) current curriculum vita
---As part of the screening process, the references provided may be
---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
---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 937207)
1000 E. 5th Street, ECU, Rivers W 238, Mailstop 505, Greenville, NC
- For questions regarding the application process, the program or
the specific position, contact the search committee chair: Joe
Houmard firstname.lastname@example.org or Nick Broskey email@example.com
- Salary is competitive and commensurate with achievement and
experience. It is expected that this position will begin August
- 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.
Job Open Date
Open Until Filled
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on
this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close
at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins
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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the
recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty,
staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from
women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and
historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to their
race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the
Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background
checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to
verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired
to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
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questions about the application process, please contact the Office
of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740
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