Visiting Assistant Professor - Exercise Science & Health Promotion

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor - Exercise Science & Health Promotion

The Department of Exercise Science & Health Promotion at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The Department of Exercise Science & Health Promotion at FAU is searching to fill a one year visiting assistant professor position, Boca Raton, FL. 

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

The successful candidate will have full-time teaching duties in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring undergraduate/graduate students in basic laboratory techniques (exercise biochemistry lab) and supervising student interns.

The successful candidate will PhD with specialization in human/exercise physiology preferably with teaching experience (e.g. exercise physiology, human systems) or related scientific field of study and a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education."

Send letter of application describing your preparedness for this position, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation to be attached to application. Confidential Letters of Recommendation/Reference to be sent to Dr. Robert Zoeller; rzoeller@fau.edu.

Minimum Qualification: 

PhD with specialization in human/exercise physiology with teaching experience (e.g. exercise physiology, human systems) or related scientific field of study and a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education by time of appointment required.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Visiting Assistant Professor - Exercise Science & Health Promotion on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: letter of application describing your preparedness for this position, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (REQ10278).

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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