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    Health Sport Sciences

    Job Summary/Basic Function

    Instructor of Exercise and Sport Science. Full time, one year appointment in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences.

    Contribute to classroom delivery of the undergraduate program in Exercise and Sport Science in one or more of the following areas: advanced methods of strength and conditioning (including sport conditioning), resistance training theory and applications (including ability to demonstrate Olympic lifts), aerobic training theory and applications, and internship supervision. The ability to teach other related undergraduate courses in health and sport sciences would also be beneficial. It is anticipated that the candidate has experience in the delivery of course materials utilizing a variety of instructional techniques.

    Minimum Qualifications

    An earned master's degree in exercise and sport science or a related area is required. CSCS credentials are required and ACSM HFI credentials are desired. Also desired are the experience and the ability to teach in the exercise and sport science undergraduate degree concentration in advanced methods of strength and conditioning theory, resistance training theory and applications, aerobic training theory and applications, and laboratory techniques (musculoskeletal, neuromechanics, and body composition). Candidates with defined research agendas and the ability to provide service initiatives on behalf of The University of Memphis and its Human Performance Laboratories are also desired.

    Special Conditions

    This position is funded by ARRA stimulus funding. Funding is available for one year. Continuation for an additional year will depend on the needs of the department, enrollment and any future budgetary cuts.

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    Closing Date

    May Continue Until Filled

    Screening Begin Date


    Hiring Range - Faculty and Executive/Special Class

    Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    A cover letter, a reference list and a current resume should be uploaded at time of application. Cover letter should include specification of credentials.

    Brian K. Schilling, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Exercise Neuromechanics Lab Director
    The University of Memphis
    314 Roane Fieldhouse
    Memphis, TN 38152