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Non-Tenure Faculty Position in Exercise Physiology, Temple University, Phila., PA

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  • Non-Tenure Faculty Position in Exercise Physiology, Temple University, Phila., PA

    Faculty Position in Exercise Physiology

    Temple University's Department of Kinesiology, 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-classified 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 1300 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 pre-health professions (designed for students seeking graduate studies in physical therapy, physician assistant, medicine, nursing, podiatry, occupational therapy, etc.).

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated professional with expertise in neuromuscular physiology, strength and conditioning, and exercise programming to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

    Applicant qualifications are: 1) Ph.D. in exercise physiology or a related-discipline, though candidates with ABD status will be considered; 2) certifications in strength and conditioning (NSCA-CSCS), health and fitness (ACSM- HFS), and/or clinical exercise (ACSM CES); 4) Current CPR and AED certifications; and 4) a strong record of teaching at the undergraduate level. This appointment is from January 18, 2014 to May 31, 2015 with the potential for contract renewal.

    All inquiries should be directed to: Dr. John T. Raffin (phone: 215-204-1450; email:

    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 PM on December 2, 2013; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    Temple University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.