Salisbury University’s Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Exercise Science, at the Shady Grove Campus is accepting applications for a 10-month, renewable position of Clinical Assistant Professor. The Exercise Science program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Area of Specialization: Exercise Science, Health, or a related field.
Primary Job Duties: Teach undergraduate level courses in exercise physiology, metabolism, kinesiology, and health in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences as needed. Additional duties include academic advising, university/community service and utilizing effective teaching and classroom management strategies, which enhance the success of diverse learners, including use of online teaching techniques.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Exercise Science, Health, or related field required. Expertise related to Exercise Physiology or Health is a priority. Experience teaching related courses in higher education and experience utilizing course delivery technology.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach content in the areas of Exercise Physiology, Health Fitness Programs & Professions, Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance, Kinesiology, Planning and Assessing Health Programs, Community Health, Research Methods, and Human Sexuality. Preferred certifications include National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). Have at least one to three years of professional experience.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: A cover letter, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. Any other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.
Applications submitted by October 1, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will begin January 2018 and will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.
This position is based in Rockville, MD.
Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has 380 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,200.
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