The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Kinesiology
Two Faculty Positions in Kinesiology
POSITION NUMBERS: 999399 and 999408
POSITION: Applications are invited for two 9‐month, tenure‐track positions in Kinesiology at the rank of Assistant /Associate Professor.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking 2 innovative scholars in Kinesiology with interest and experience in graduate education to take major roles in our online professional EdD program in Kinesiology. The EdD program is a cohortbased, interdisciplinary professional degree program in which 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 candidates are also expected to play a leading role in developing and maintaining community within the EdD program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field, 2) a broad knowledge of Kinesiology and its sub‐disciplines, and 3) active line of scholarship that complements the EdD program.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in graduate teaching and thesis/dissertation supervision. 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: January 2016 (preferred)
SALARY: 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 (http://www.uncg.edu/kin) offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., and Ph.D. degrees, as well as the online EdD. 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 ~270,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their familyand 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 Sept. 15 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 athttps://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. EOE AA/M/F/D/V