The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Kinesiology
Faculty Position: Associate / Full Professor in Kinesiology
POSITION NUMBER: 999399
POSITION: Applications are invited for a 9-month, tenure-track associate / full professor in Kinesiology.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an innovative scholar in Kinesiology with interest and experience in graduate education to take a leading role in our online professional EdD program in Kinesiology. The EdD program, is a cohort-based, interdisciplinary professional degree program where students move through the program together in learning communities to complete their coursework and dissertation in 4 years http://kin.wp.uncg.edu/edd/. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising and supervision of dissertations in the EdD program, maintaining an active line of research, and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities. The successful candidate is also expected to play a leading role in developing and maintaining community within the EdD program and facilitate the dissertation process through coordination of learning communities, formation of dissertation committees and annual student campus visits.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field, 2) a broad knowledge of Kinesiology and its sub-disciplines, 3) demonstrated record and active line of scholarship that complements the EdD program, and 4) experience in graduate teaching and thesis/dissertation supervision.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Interest or experience with a broad range of scholarly methodologies relevant for applied/action-oriented scholarship. Experience with online pedagogy and digital literacy / technologies. Experience with program evaluation, and evidence-based pedagogical practices.
START DATE & SALARY: August 1, 2015; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Department has 23 full‐time faculty and is one of ten departments or programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/) at UNCG. The faculty has a strong commitment to curriculum and scholarly diversity, and a particular interest in increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under-represented groups. The department has a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and ranked 15th overall in the most recent (2010) national ranking of doctoral programs in kinesiology. The department is located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., Ed.D, and Ph.D. degrees http://www.uncg.edu/kin. The on-line EdD in Kinesiology is the first of its kind in the country, and is supported by the Division of Continual Learning whose expertise in educational technology helps faculty develop and students experience the very best in online education http://dcl.uncg.edu/.
GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of more than 18,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~269,666. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family- and military-friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin November 22nd, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter of qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and list of four references including name, position/relationship to applicant, address, e-mail address, and phone number. Candidates are notified before references are contacted. Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. William Karper, (firstname.lastname@example.org), search committee chair.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.