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


Date Posted Oct. 20, 2021
Title Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant Professor- Exercise Science/Outdoor Recreation
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Exercise Science & Outdoor Recreation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty Tenure Track - Assistant 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 Professor. UVU is committed to preparing students for success in an increasingly complex, diverse and globalized society. We value and promote collegial relationships and mutual respect among students, faculty, staff, and the community. We acknowledge and seek to address the needs of populations who are underserved as well as students with varying levels of academic preparation. As such, we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds who are eager to help construct and maintain a culture of inclusion within exercise science education and research, and to act with commitment to eliminate barriers to college access, success, and completion. UVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access employer. The Assistant Professor will teach courses in the Exercise Science program. Major teaching responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance, Research Methods, Kinesiology, Motor Learning and Control, Fitness for Life, and/or other courses assigned. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain research/scholarly activity, to provide campus and community service including service on department, college, and university committees. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to perform other duties associated with teaching, departmental and college responsibilities, and perform 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 June 30, 2022). 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 specific 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:

Classroom teaching experience.
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: FAC18021

Open Date: 10/19/2020

Review Start Date: 11/19/2020

Close Date:

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/25213

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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