The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible, Special Title Series, Assistant Professor position in the Sport Leadership concentration area (Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent), effective August 15, 2023. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The university supports efforts to place dual career couples.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP), housed in the College of Education, is comprised of 28 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs in the academic areas of exercise science, physical education, health promotion, and sport leadership. KHP serves as the academic focus for more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking degree programs in the department. One of the primary areas of focus at the master’s level is Sport Leadership. We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management.
This position is in the Special Title Series faculty category and requires the faculty member to teach 15-21 credits per year (graduate or undergraduate level) in the Sport Leadership concentration and contribute to the Graduate Certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management. The Assistant Professor will have the opportunity to serve on graduate student thesis and exam committees.
Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application at www.uky.edu/ukjobs.Applicants should include a detailed cover letter noting academic credentials, professional experience related to the responsibilities for this position, and a teaching statement that outlines how the candidate incorporates various diversity topics and elements into course curriculum, content, and operation (upload under Cover Letter); a curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita); copies of student evaluations of the candidate’s teaching (upload under Specific Request 1); and detailed contact information for three or more professional references that can speak to the applicant’s qualifications (references will be contacted for finalists only) (upload under Specific Request 2).
Transcripts will be required of all finalists for the position.
You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits
Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Randy Crist, Search Committee Chair, Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion, 113 Seaton Building, 859-257-1098, email@example.com
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.