Assistant or Associate Professor of Kinesiology - Graduate - Fall 2018 (Gainesville Campus)

Position ID: 38143
University of North Georgia
Branch Campus: 
Gainesville, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 


Assistant/Associate Professor, Kinesiology (Graduate) - Fall 2018
Position Number:  53073476
Benefits Eligible:  Yes
Campus Location:  Gainesville
General Summary:

The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, Kinesiology (Graduate) for Fall 2018. 

The Department of Kinesiology offers a MS in Kinesiology (MSK) with two concentrations: Exercise Science, and Health and Physical Education. As UNG is a multi-campus institution and the Department of Kinesiology has programs on both the Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses, the candidate may be expected to instruct on both campuses based upon need.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will teach online MSK graduate courses in the professional core and in one or both concentrations.  Professional core courses include: Research Methods, Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Applications of Qualitative Research in Physical Education, and Analysis of Motor Skills (i.e. motor behavior). 
  • Based on experience and expertise that complement the current strengths of the department, the successful candidate will teach courses within the Health and Physical Education and/or Exercise Science concentrations. 
  • The successful candidate will advise graduate and undergraduate students, develop and maintain scholarly productivity, and serve on departmental, school, and university committees.
  • Based on departmental needs and expertise, the successful candidate may also teach undergraduate courses. 
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to: Health & Physical Education, Exercise Science, Public Health, or related field). 
  • Experience in a higher education kinesiology program and online teaching preferred.
  • Preference given to candidates with higher education teaching experience, evidence of effective online teaching, and the ability to teach Biomechanics.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising, collaborative curriculum development, active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations, and ability to work closely with faculty in related academic disciplines is expected. 
  • ACSM and/or NSCA preferred.
Anticipated Hire Date:  08/01/2018
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Degree Levels: 
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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