West Virginia University Instructor/Assistant Professor - Human Performance (Exercise Physiology) in Morgantown, West Virginia
Instructor/Assistant Professor - Human Performance (Exercise Physiology) (14663)INSTRUCTOR OR ASSISTANT PROFESSORDIVISION OF EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGYSCHOOL OF MEDICINEThe Division of Exercise Physiology at West Virginia University (WVU) is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track (12-month) faculty member to contribute to a well-established program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of WVU and the program in Exercise Physiology housed within the School of Medicine.The successful candidate will provide high-quality teaching in both Baccalaureate and Masters degree programs and will advise and mentor students in both programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in area(s) of scholarship appropriate to areas of expertise leading to peer-reviewed publications. Active engagement in departmental, university, and professional service activities is also expected.QualificationsApplicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:An earned academic doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD) in Exercise Science/Kinesiology or related field;Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level in exercise physiology or biomechanics; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the applicant.Candidates who have relevant laboratory experience and teaching of biomechanics, motor control and development, and disciplines in the performing arts are especially encouraged to apply;Experience in advising students at an institution of higher education is also highly desirableAll qualifications must be met by the time of the appointmentThe program in Exercise Physiology has a total enrollment exceeding 750 students. An active clinical teaching space (Human Performance Lab) serves clients with a wide diversity of health conditions and provides hands-on learning for students at all levels. Currently, the Division employs 15 of full-time faculty in both clinical and tenure tracks.West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown is a diverse and welcoming community of 55,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities.First consideration will be given to applications received by August 15, 2020.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, with the goal to have the successful candidate identified by October 1, 2020.Applicants should apply at: with a cover letter of interest describing teaching philosophy and experience, current CV, and contact information, including e-mail addresses for three professional references.West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.