Assistant Professor
Research Methods and Statistics
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences

Ithaca College invites applicants for this full-time, faculty position to begin August 15, 2016. We seek outstanding candidates who have a commitment to embracing diversity as an integral part of the educational experience.

Job Title and Description: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – Research Methods and Statistics
Full-time, tenure eligible faculty position in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences. This position is promotion-eligible with criteria related to teaching, scholarship, and service.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities involve teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods and statistics within the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences. A component of this position is teaching a two semester research team sequence which involves the development and advising of undergraduate student research projects. The desire and ability to serve on Master’s thesis committees is also an expectation in this position. Other expectations include sustained scholarly activity, teaching and academic advising excellence, and service to the college and relevant professional communities. Familiarity and/or experience in teaching other content areas within the Department (e.g., motor behavior, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport/exercise psychology, athletic training, biostatistics, or evidence-based practice) is desirable.

Qualifications: Minimum of doctorate is preferred (ABD with completion of degree by December, 2016 will be considered) in an Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Sciences or related field with emphases in statistics or research methods. Evidence of college level teaching, and scholarly activity, is required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are also required.

Instructions for Submitting your Application: Interested applicants must apply online ( attaching a letter of application and resume/vita. Please include contact information for three professional references with your application. Letters of recommendation, while not required, should be available upon request. Direct questions about applying online to the Office of Human Resources (607) 2741207. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required on file before the candidate begins working at the College. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Justine Vosloo, Ph.D. (email:; phone: (607) 274 5190). Review of applications will begin immediately with those received before November 16, 2015 ensured full consideration.

Department Description: The Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Ithaca College consists of 18 full time faculty and is housed in the Center for Health Sciences with state of the art facilities including a wellness clinic and 7,000 sq. feet of lab space for teaching and research in neuromuscular control, exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy & physiology and sport & exercise psychology. Undergraduate degrees are offered in Athletic Training, Sport Sciences, Medical Sciences, Clinical Exercise and Wellness, and Strength & Conditioning.
A Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences is also offered, with concentration areas in Sport Psychology, Human Performance and Exercise Physiology.

College Description: Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.

Nestled in the heart of New York State, a residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose exclusion from the academy has been longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity Statement: Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.