Career Opportunity - Associate/Full Professor
Application Status: Closed
Associate/Full Professor - Health and Physical Activity/Kinesiology
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time / Tenure Track
The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, within the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) of Rutgers University, invites applications for a tenure-track associate/full professor in the area of health and physical activity/kinesiology.
An established track record of external funding is expected. The department’s focus is on issues related to health, and we will consider applicants in all physical activity/kinesiology related disciplines.
The successful candidate will maintain a dynamic research program; seek extramural funding in the area of specialization; teach undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of health, physical activity, and kinesiology; and mentor and train graduate students. Special consideration will be given to candidates utilizing human subjects in their research program.
As appropriate, candidates may also be considered for affiliations with the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the School of Health Related Professions, and/or the Departments of Nutrition, Genetics, and Cell Biology and Neuroscience.
Competitive salary, startup funds, core resources, and laboratory space will be provided.
Rutgers University is the State University of New Jersey. It is a comprehensive, research-intensive AAU land-grant university in the New Brunswick-based campuses, and is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies is part of a vibrant and interactive Life Sciences community that includes over 100 faculty members in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Genetics, and Cell Biology and Neuroscience. It has over 1000 undergraduate majors and offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and an M.S. program in Global Sport Business.
The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies is highly interdisciplinary with ongoing collaborations with many of Rutgers' other programs (e.g., the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions, The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences), as well as productive relationships with Intercollegiate Athletics and the newly formed Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a health-related field and/or an M.D.
Applicants must have an established track record of external funding, a strong publications record in scholarly journals, the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, a record of service, including service to professional associations, and have a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. They should also be committed to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Earliest Effective Date of Employment:
September 1, 2016