Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Kinesiology (http://www.kin.hs.iastate.edu/) at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa is seeking to hire a strong scholar in any subdiscipline of kinesiology and health. Applications are invited from individuals with expertise in any domain associated with movement, physical activity or exercise, and health using research models ranging from the cellular to whole organism, and involving animal models or human studies. This is a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date in August, 2023. The person who fills this position is expected to develop an externally funded research program, publish in scholarly journals, integrate expertise into teaching current and new courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide relevant University and professional service. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate that their research and teaching expertise will complement and extend the expertise now available within the Department of Kinesiology. The successful applicant will have strong departmental support, excellent research infrastructure, collaborative opportunities with relevant units on- and off-campus, and a supportive, collegial work environment.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have completed the requirements for a doctorate by August 2023 in an appropriate area of kinesiology or related field and have evidence of a focused research program as demonstrated by publication record.
Two years of post-doctoral experience, involvement in seeking extramural funding, and college/university teaching experience are highly preferred, but all candidates who fulfill the above position requirements are encouraged to apply.
Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of Kinesiology is one of five academic units in the College of Human Sciences and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in kinesiology. The department has approximately 1200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students, making it one of the largest academic departments at Iowa State. Department laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including ~4,000 sq ft of newly renovated shared laboratory space within ISU’s Research Park. Outstanding opportunities for collaboration exist within the department and University, supported by on campus resources (College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Biotechnology, and numerous centers and institutes), and established nearby relationships with medical institutes (Des Moines University and Mayo Clinic) and federal research centers (National Animal Disease Center, National Veterinary Services Lab, and Ames Lab), among others. Department faculty and staff have a high level of collegiality and a strong commitment to students.
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