The College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor within the Kinesiology Department. The successful applicant will begin September 1, 2020.
The Department of Kinesiology is a small, interdisciplinary group providing a BS in Exercise Science. The preferred candidate will provide quality evidence-based and experiential teaching across a variety of exercise science topics associated with neuromuscular research including motor control, muscle physiology/mechanics, and research-directed enquiry courses.
We are a collaborative research community; the preferred candidate will complement existing faculty by having applied research expertise/interest across diverse populations. With a new MS in Kinesiology beginning enrolments in Fall 2020, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate level coursework and supervise research theses at the undergraduate and masterate level; establishing and maintaining an active research agenda; and providing service to the school and university.
Required qualifications include a terminal degree in kinesiology, exercise science, or related field. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective instruction in the area of neuromuscular function/physiology, innovative independent research, interest in collaboration, and workplace collegiality. Proficiency in technologies associated with neuromuscular research are required; previous teaching experience and familiarity with Matlab software and big data analysis are preferred.
Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 52 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2019" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.
In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.
Submit applications through https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ including a cover letter, CV, and contact information for a minimum of 3 references. The cover letter should be a maximum of 2 pages and include examples of how your teaching, supervision, and research has/will align with the mission and values of Seattle University. Applications will close December 4, 2019. Inquiries concerning the position may be emailed to Sarah Shultz, Chair, Department of Kinesiology, firstname.lastname@example.org.