Job Description

Assistant Professor in Exercise Science

Posting Numberreq10370
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentHealth Exercise & Sports Science (353A)
Academic LocationCollege of Education
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Exercise Science (Ex Sci)program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for atenure-track assistant professor position to begin in August 2020. Thesuccessful candidate will have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in ExerciseScience, Exercise Physiology, or closely related field by the starting date ofthe appointment. We are seeking a candidate whose demonstrated research agendaintegrates into and complements the current research of faculty in the ExerciseScience program (physiological responses to exercise, clinical exercisephysiology, body composition, environmental physiology, consumer productevaluation).

UNM is the state’s flagshipresearch university as well as a Hispanic-Serving Institution classified aCarnegie Research University with Highest Research Activity; our program grantsdegrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Therefore, successful candidates must becommitted to working with a broadly diverse student body.

The successful candidate will beexpected to teach core courses in the undergraduate (BS) and graduate (MS, PhD)programs of Exercise Science, maintain a 2/1 teaching load for the first twoyears, and then resume a full teaching load thereafter. Advising loads will eventually be requiredand include advisement at the graduate level. Other requirements are to conduct and publish data-based research,acquire research grant funding, supervise student research, and provide serviceto the department, college, university, and community.

UNM is located in Albuquerque - ametropolitan area of more than 500,000 people - between the beautiful RioGrande River and the picturesque Sandia Mountains. Albuquerque is a unique city with a blend of traditions,people, and cultures. The city hasfantastic local cuisine, a variety of art galleries, sporting events, and easyaccess to a myriad of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Applicantswho are appointed to a UNM continuing faculty position are required to providean official certification of successful completion of all degree requirementsprior to their initial employment with UNM. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Exercise Science,Exercise Physiology, or closely related field by appointment start date; 2)
  • Demonstratedpotential to teach college of university-level teaching in exercise/exercisephysiology programs or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as primary investigator in databased exercise science-related human research
  • Demonstrated ability to teachundergraduate and graduate-level classes in exercise science, specificallyrelated to Sports Physiology, Physiology of Resistance Training (includes neuromuscular adaptations)and Cellular & Molecular Considerations in Exercise Science
  • Potentialability to acquire external funding
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity,inclusion, student success and working with broadly diverse communities
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish original research in areas ofexercise science/exercise physiology
  • Active involvement in one or moreprofessional organizations in field
  • Experience in managing departmentexercise physiology laboratory activities
Application InstructionsA complete application packet will include: 1.Cover letter-must include separate statements that address one's philosophy of teaching and diversity. These statements will assist the search committee to further determine how the candidate meets the minimum and preferred qualifications. 2.Current CV-must include name and contact information of at least three references3.Official Transcript(s)- graduate work4.Three (3) confidential letters of reference emailed directly to Letters must state the candidate's ability to teach Sports Physiology, Physiology of Resistance Training (includes neuromuscular adaptations), and Cellular & Molecular Considerations in Exercise Science.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 10/30/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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