Functional Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology
Position Type Tenure Stream
Position Eclass FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on , , and .
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The Kinesiology Department (http://www.uncg.edu/kin/) has 31 full-time faculty in the sub-disciplines of Athletic Training, Biomechanics, Community Youth Sport Development, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Pedagogical Kinesiology, and Sport & Exercise Psychology. Faculty have a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and the doctoral program is highly ranked among doctoral programs in kinesiology. Excellent laboratories, equipment, and core facilities are available for investigations using animals or humans (https://kin.uncg.edu/research/labs/). The position is supported by a competitive start-up package, which includes attractive laboratory space and funds for its support. Kinesiology is the 3rd largest department at UNCG serving approximately 800 undergraduates and 180 graduate students and is ranked 3rd in extramural funding among all departments. The department offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., Ph.D., and Ed.D. degrees. The School offers support for both research (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/office-of-research/) and instructional technology (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/oap/sample-page/about-us/).
Primary responsibilities are quality teaching and mentoring in the Exercise Physiology area and establishing/maintaining an active, cutting edge research agenda leading to publications in refereed journals and external funding. Engagement in departmental, university, and professional activities is expected.
Earned doctorate in exercise physiology or a related field. Applicants should also have a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications reflecting evidence of an existing line of research and potential for external funding. For hire at the Associate Professor level, an on-going record of high impact publications and external funding is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential to collaborate in research with faculty in the Department of Kinesiology and other departments.
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment Range Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Org #-Department Kinesiology - 13003
Job Open Date 10/30/2019
For Best Consideration Date 01/15/2020
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment Permanent
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9
Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - R, Pushing/Pulling - R, Climbing-Stairs - R, Bending - R, Squatting - R, Reaching - R
Work Environment Night/Dark - R, Extreme noise levels - R, Inside - F, Outside - R, Chemical Spills - R
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