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Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant/Associate Professor- Exercise Science/Outdoor Recreation
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Oct. 13, 2020
Title Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant/Associate Professor- Exercise Science/Outdoor Recreation
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Exercise Science & Outdoor Recreation
Application Deadline 11/9/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant/Associate Professor- Exercise Science/Outdoor Recreation


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Exercise Science & Outdoor Recreation department at Utah Valley University is seeking a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor. The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach courses in the Exercise Science program. Major teaching responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): Exercise Testing and Prescription, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance, Sports Medicine, Kinesiology, Research Methods, Foundations of Exercise Science, Fitness for Life, and/or other courses as assigned. The successful candidate will be expected to maintian research/scholarly activity, to provide campus and community service including service on department, college, and university committees, to perform other duties associated with teaching, departmental and college responsibilities, and to perfom other duties as assigned and described in the faculty handbook.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation with a doctorate degree in Exercise Science or a related field from an accredited institution. Applicants who are ABD will be considered (must be completed by time of appointment). Demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.
Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles and understand how to develop curriculum of assigned courses.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of exercise science and course content.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques in exercise science.
  • Knowledge of flexible curriculum development and delivery in exercise science courses.
  • Knowledge of measurement, evaluation and research using appropriate methods in exercise science.
  • Skill in student management, motivation and evaluation.
  • Skill in development and implementation of exercise science related research measurement and methodology.
  • Proficiency in use of technology.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

Online and/or hybrid teaching experience.
Evidence of creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals.
Evidence of involvement in professional organizations.
Discipline specific certifications (i.e. ACSM, NSCA, ASEP, etc.).

Physical Requirements:

Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC11820

Open Date: 10/08/2020

Review Start Date: 11/08/2020

Close Date: 11/9/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Under References Letter please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20275

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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