Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Applied Health invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Exercise Science/Physiology). Responsibilities for the Assistant Professor include: (a) teaching/mentoring undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in exercise science; (b) developing and maintaining an active research agenda; and (c) demonstrating a commitment to professional, university, and community service.
The Department of Applied Health at SIUE prepares students for a variety of professional and research careers in the diverse areas of health science. Programs are led by talented and award-winning faculty, who combine their research expertise with outstanding instructional abilities to produce dynamic on- and off-campus experiences. For more information, visit the department website at https://www.siue.edu/education/applied-health/index.shtml
Terms of Appointment Continuing tenure-track position for nine months. Summer teaching assignments may be available, depending upon enrollment and funding. Beginning date of appointment is August 15, 2021.
Source of Funds State
Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.
Application Process Please submit (via email) a letter of application, vita, transcripts (unofficial temporarily acceptable), two samples of scholarly work, and the names, mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of five references to:
Application Deadline All application materials must be submitted by December 1, 2020.
SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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Minimum Qualifications Doctoral degree with a specialization in exercise physiology, exercise science, integrative physiology or related field. Ability to teach a variety of classes related to exercise science. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability or potential to secure internal and external funding and publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and members of the university and local community. The department seeks to attract culturally and academically diverse candidates who are committed to a welcoming environment that serves all individuals. ABD candidates may be considered.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred area of research should have a focus on human research and interests may include a variety of areas related to exercise science or related field. A demonstrated interest in working with and teaching diverse students is preferred. SIUE is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Internal Number: FY21-032
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).