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University of Louisiana at Monroe: Assistant/Visiting Professor of Kinesiology Position

Assistant/Visiting Professor of Kinesiology


The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a nine month tenure-track position for an Assistant or Visiting Professor of Kinesiology beginning Fall 2016 The successful candidate will develop and maintain a program of research, including the pursuit of external funding. In addition, the candidate will be expected to be involved in course delivery in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments in the exercise sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The candidate will serve as a member of the CAAHEP accreditation team, perform student advisement, and to be engaged in departmental, college, university, and professional service.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Exercise Physiology or in a related field such as Biomechanics, Kinesiology or Exercise Science. Assistant/visiting professor ABD candidates will be considered. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity in exercise physiology or closely related area.
  • Teaching experience, to include designing or implementing hydrid and online courses, in a university setting.
  • Experience in pursuing external funding for research.
  • Capability to qualify for temporary graduate faculty status to lead to full graduate faculty status.

The Kinesiology Program at ULM seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. The search will close when a candidate is selected for the position

Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing their educational background, professional experience, and their philosophy of teaching and supervision, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial or official transcript, and (4) contact information for at least three professional references, including telephone and email information. Electronic submission by email accepted. References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An initial unofficial copy of transcripts may be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Tommie Church, Chair of the Search Committee
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318.342.1321

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer