Positions currently posted in the Department of Kinesiology and Health


Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Physical Activity Assessment/Intervention

The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University – New Brunswick invites applicants for a tenure‐track position in area of Physical Activity Assessment/Intervention at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in Spring 2025. Candidates with expertise in physical activity assessments or interventions designed for underrepresented and historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups, gender- and sex-based minority groups, and/or people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Specific relevant research topic areas of interest include (but are not limited to) increasing health equity or reducing health disparities, mechanisms of physical activity and health behavior change, community-based interventions, health-related motivation, and real-time data capture (ecological momentary assessment or intervention).

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Research Assistant (Hourly)

The Department of Kinesiology & Health within the School of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a Research Assistant. Among the key duties of this position are the following: Assists with study-required trials and study visits; helps with recruitment of eligible subjects and collection of study-required subject assessments (e.g., height, weight); schedules appropriate appointments, procedures, and tests; makes assessment decisions with supervisory guidance; and coordinate study visits; helps with study procedures, supervising exercise training sessions, recording data, and processing specimens for shipments as well as maintaining appropriate current and long-term storage of documents; assists the PI with conducting full range of clinical trial activities in compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) as well as state, federal and local regulatory requirements; and notifies the PI of subject status, maintenance of study protocols, and convey study information to PI as appropriate.

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Post Doctoral Associate

The Department of Kinesiology and Health in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University seeks a highly qualified candidate for a post doctoral associate position to work with Drs. Andrea Spaeth and Jennifer Buckman on multiple NIH R01 projects investigating the relationship between sleep and substance use behaviors and its influence on physiological function.

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