Classification Title: Department Chair/Associate Professor
College/Division: Arnold School of Public Health
Department: ASPH Exercise Science
Advertised Job Summary:
The Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina is seeking a visionary leader to serve as Chair of its top-ranked Department of Exercise Science. The Department offers academic programs at the doctoral (PhD and DPT), masters (MS and MPH), and undergraduate (BS) levels. The PhD program was ranked No. 1 in the USA in 2015 by the National Association of Kinesiology, and the undergraduate program is one of the largest with 1150 majors. The Department is home to 30 faculty members whose research and outreach programs are funded by a broad range of federal agencies, private entities, and philanthropic organizations. Several faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research acumen and professional accomplishments.
The University of South Carolina has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a
Internal Number: 36055
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.