Friday, November 12, 2010

JOB: SUNY-Cortland

SUNY-Cortland: Ethics/Philosophy/History and, or Wellness/Fitness

Summary of Position:
Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Kinesiology Department.

Information about the Department: The degrees offered include: B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science, Sport Studies, or Coaching, B.S. in Fitness Development, and B.S. in Athletic Training. A Masters of Science in Exercise Science is also offered. The current enrollment is 480 undergraduates, and 16 in the M.S. Exercise Science graduate program. The department has 17 full-time faculty and two international research scholars. The Athletic Training program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The department is characterized by a creative faculty and is seeking candidates who can contribute to innovative approaches to integrating kinesiology into both campus and community programming.

Major Responsibilities and/or Classes to be taught
-Provide quality instruction for the Kinesiology Department at both the undergraduate and Master's levels in the successful candidate's area of expertise
-Advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students
-Provide service to the department, college, and professional organizations
-Develop an active research agenda that leads to nationally/internationally refereed publications and presentations
-Pursue and obtain external funding for research
-Direct graduate/undergraduate research projects

Functional and Supervisory Relationships
Works under the direct supervision of the dean and department chair. Works closely with faculty and staff within the department. Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in other college departments.

Required Qualifications:
-Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or closely-related discipline is preferred, ABD considered.
-Specialization in one or more of the following areas: a) sport studies (e.g. ethics/philosophy/history); b) fitness/wellness.

Preferred Qualifications
-Demonstrated experience and evidence of University-level teaching ability to successfully deliver undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in two or more of the following specializations: ethics/philosophy/history; fitness/wellness; or strength & conditioning.
-Evidence of current professional certification through ACSM or NSCA.
- Evidence of research productivity.

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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