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Two Lecturer positions in Exercise Science-University of Kentucky

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  • Two Lecturer positions in Exercise Science-University of Kentucky

    Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the unique Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees.

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    University of Kentucky Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion

    The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for two lecturer, non-tenure track faculty positions for fall, 2012, effective August 16, 2012 with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Appointments are for two years with possibility of renewal and contingent upon funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews will begin March 5, 2012 and continue until positions are filled.

    Individuals will teach three courses per semester that may include: exercise physiology, biomechanics of human movement, tests and measurements, introduction to fitness; nutrition and fitness; strength and conditioning; exercise testing and prescription. Individuals will collaborate with Kinesiology and Health Promotion faculty and provide service to the department, college, university, and community as appropriate.

    Qualifications include an earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or related programs and a strong concentration of undergraduate and graduate course work in exercise physiology and/or biomechanics. Previous teaching experience at the college/university level is desired.

    Send application packet containing a cover letter specifying qualifications, a curriculum vita with full contact information for professional references, three letters of professional reference, and copies of student evaluations of the candidate's teaching, if available. Send all application materials to Dr. Robert Shapiro, Chair of Search Committee, KHP Department, University of Kentucky, 100 Seaton Building, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0219, phone (859) 257-5826, fax (859) 323-1090. Application materials may be submitted by email to For relevant information about the KHP Department, visit the following websites: University of Kentucky (; College of Education (; Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (

    Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for certain positions must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

    The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.