Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Position ID: 45458
Location
Institution: 
Augusta University
College/Div/School: 
College of Education
Department: 
Kinesiology
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Job ID: 218426

Position # 20010981

The Department of Kinesiology, in the College of Education at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Science. The full-time tenure-track appointment begins in August 2020, and includes teaching undergraduate courses and graduate courses. Advising undergraduates, engaging in scholarly activity and research, and providing service to the community and profession are also expected.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology is one of three departments in the College of Education, whose programs are accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities. The department offers a BSK with four specialized tracks and an MSK.  See website of College:   http://www.augusta.edu/education/index.php; and department info at http://www.augusta.edu/education/kns/. 

UNIVERSITY: Augusta University fosters the intellectual growth of its students, and cultivates faculty who are excellent in teaching, active in scholarship, and generous in service. In January 2013, Augusta State University was consolidated with Georgia Health Sciences University into Augusta University, a Georgia Research I institution. Located in beautiful Augusta, Georgia, in an historic area of the South, AU is an up and coming, exciting institution to join at this time. Located within easy driving distance to Atlanta, Savannah, Hilton Head, and Charleston, Augusta University is a growing, competitive institution with exciting vision for the greater good.

For information on the position, contact Dr. C. Steven Page, Department Chair, at cpage1@augusta.edu or 706-731-7922

Minimum Requirements

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Exercise Science or a closely related field. Applicants should have an established research agenda and the ability to seek external funding. It is preferred that applicants have certifications in their field through national organizations.  Salary is competitive, and commensurate with training, education, and experience.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary course work in the form of original transcript(s).  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Application Procedure

The starting date for the position is August 1, 2020. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please apply through the Augusta University Human Resources link. That will require a formal letter of application, current curriculum vita, specific contact information of three references, and submission of official transcripts. Please also email your letter and vita to Devin Jones, Department Office Coordinator at dejones@augusta.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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