The University at Buffalo, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is now accepting applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. We encourage applications from candidates who are historically underrepresented in academia. This is a 10-month, tenure track position and is designated at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020.
Major responsibilities of this position are to establish and maintain an externally funded independent research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in service activities (e.g., Department, School, University, and Professional organizations). The ideal candidate will establish a line of independent research that will complement and build off current strengths of the department.
About the Department: The Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences is one of the academic units in the School of Public Health & Health Professions. There are well-established research programs and excellent facilities available within the Department and School. The Department offers a BS in Exercise Science, a BS/MS in Exercise Nutrition, a Dietetic Internship with Advanced (Graduate) Certificate, a MS degree in Athletic Training, MS degrees in Nutrition and Exercise Science, a combined Exercise Science BS/MPH in Epidemiology and PhD degrees in Exercise Science and Nutrition. The Department is home to the Center for Research and Education in Special Environments (CRESE), which is a state of the art facility for performing research at altitude, depth, and extremes of temperature.
About UB and Buffalo: The University at Buffalo is a comprehensive, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. With nearly 30,000 students, it is New York's largest and most comprehensive university. The University at Buffalo is the premier institute of the State University of New York with nearly 30,000 enrolled students. The University at Buffalo has a proud history of Division 1 athletics that includes nine men's and nine women's athletic teams. The Western New York area provides a highly livable environment that is rich in outdoor recreation, music, theater, and professional sports, in addition to the advantages of being located on the international border with Canada.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
An earned doctorate in exercise science, kinesiology, physiology, or related field
Minimum 2 years of Postdoctoral research training (e.g., physiology, exercise physiology, environmental physiology, etc.)
Evidence of securing external funding
Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications consistent with experience
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