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Assistant Professor, Human Performance and Leisure Studies

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You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA
Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the department, College and University as needed.
Instructional
• Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, and papers.
• Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students.
• Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
• Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
• Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
• Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
• Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
• Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.

Research
• Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
• Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.

Administrative
• Collaborate with members of the business community to improve programs, to develop new programs, and to provide student access to learning opportunities such as internships.
• Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
• Develop and maintain course websites.
• Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
• Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
• Participate in campus and community events.
• Act as advisers to student organizations.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Human Performance and Leisure Studies (HPLS) Department is to prepare sport science and fitness management professionals who serve as: (a) catalysts for learning, with a comprehensive knowledge base; (b) decision-makers who are able to choose and use the most effective strategies to meet the needs of candidates or clients; © practitioners who are able to apply their theoretical knowledge in a variety of practice settings. In addition, the HPLS Department provides a variety of lifetime activities for the general education program. The vision of the HPLS Department is to continue to evolve as a leader in developing professionals who are well-prepared in their field, sensitive to changes in technology, embrace diversity, and are able to meet health and fitness needs of a changing society at the local, state, national and international levels.

Minimum Requirements

The candidate must possess an earned doctoral degree in Exercise and Sport Science or a related field by the anticipated date of appointment. The ability to teach courses in the field such as human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, applied anatomy, introduction to sports medicine, and sport nutrition is required. Professional certification, such as those from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), or the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is desired. Postdoctoral training is preferred but not required.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Required License or Certification
Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor, Human Performance and Leisure Studies
Position Number 000775
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE
If Time Limited, Appointment Length
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA0610
Open Date 12/08/2017
Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 02/16/2018
Date Position Available August 2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

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    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  4. Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  5. Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
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