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Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Kinesiology, Temple University, Phila., PA

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  • Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Kinesiology, Temple University, Phila., PA

    Faculty Position in Kinesiology

    Department of Kinesiology at Temple University ( one of seven departments and one School in the College of Health Professions and Social Work, is recruiting a non-tenure track faculty member to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs beginning January 18, 2014. Temple University is a Carnegie Research University (high), with more than 39,000 students and distinguished faculty in 17 schools and colleges. The University has an exceptionally strong commitment to quality teaching, research, and advising. The Department of Kinesiology, with approximately 1,300 students, has strong graduate and undergraduate degree programs. The undergraduate program in Kinesiology is the third largest in the University, and is comprised of programs of study in athletic training, exercise and sports science, PHETE (teacher education), and the pre-health professions (designed for students seeking graduate study in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, medicine, nursing, podiatry, etc.).

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated professional with a background in the pre-health professions and neuroscience to teach undergraduate courses that may include neuromotor control, neuromechanics, and neurorehabilitation. The ideal applicant will have an earned doctorate in a related area, and a strong record of teaching at the undergraduate level is highly desirable. In addition, any specialty certifications will be beneficial. This appointment is from January 18, 2014 to May 31, 2015 with the potential for contract renewal.

    For further information, please contact Dr. Lois A. Butcher-Poffley, 215-204-1940, (

    Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of undergraduate/graduate teaching background, and the names of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation if requested. All materials must be submitted to Andrea Beckett, Department of Kinesiology, Pearson Hall, Temple University, 1800 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6085 (email:; phone: 215-204-8707; fax: 215-204-4414).

    Application Deadline: For primary consideration, materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on December 2, 2013; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Temple University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.