One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of approximately 55,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14 county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 faculty and staff. Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu.
The Division of Allied Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2020. This position is a 10-month per year term. Additional information about the division and facilities can be found at http://www.iuk.edu/allied-health-sciences/index.html.
The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate Health Sciences courses per semester mainly within the Exercise and Sport Science degree concentration. This candidate should be able to teach the following courses: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Motor Development, and Motor Learning. Though specific courses will be tailored to the successful candidate, the ability to teach one or more of the following would be advantageous: Ethics in Sport; Special Topics Course in Kinesiology; Introduction to Exercise Science; Exercise and Sport Science Capstone and Internships; Biomechanics; Exercise Physiology. Online teaching may be expected.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a vibrant research program, which must lead to publications in reputable journals. Research with the potential for internal/external funding is an asset. The candidate's research interests can include any area of Health Science, but projects should be able to integrate undergraduate student researchers.
The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in service to the campus and division including committee work, assessment of the degree, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Sciences, or a related field, although ABDs who will earn a doctorate by September 2021 will be considered. Candidates who currently hold a rank above Assistant Professor are also encouraged to apply. The best candidates will be those who can document previous effective teaching in the university setting (e.g., course evaluation evidence and summaries, student feedback and comments), along with an active research program.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the administrative assistant, Lauren Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org, Indiana University Kokomo, P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9003. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019.
OAA #: KO819
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8444
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.