Exercise Science, Assistant/Associate Professor. Elon University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Exercise Science, beginning mid-August, 2017. Completion of a PhD in exercise science, kinesiology, or closely related field before August 2017 is preferred. These positions require someone who brings an interdisciplinary perspective to exercise science, who can demonstrate significant and sustained teaching related to exercise science, whose research agenda is translational to the undergraduate setting, and expands on the department’s current expertise. This may include exercise physiology, nutrition, biostatistics/bioinformatics or the neuroscience of movement. Candidates possessing experience and expertise with community based or clinical research interventions or work in special and diverse populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Teaching will include courses in the Exercise Science program, and courses in Elon’s General Studies Program.

The Exercise Science Department is one of the largest departments in the College of Arts and Sciences with over 280 majors. Faculty are actively engaged in mentoring undergraduate research in a variety of areas including: multidisciplinary concussion research; dance biomechanics; performance enhancement; energy metabolism and body composition and neuromotor control and learning in special populations to name a few. For a more extensive list of current courses and research areas as well as more information about Exercise Science faculty, students, and facilities visit: http://www.elon.edu/eweb/academics/exercise_science .

In accordance with the Elon Teacher Scholar document, applicants should demonstrate evidence as an effective teacher, be able to establish and/or continue a purposeful program of scholarship, and have interest and/or experience mentoring undergraduates in collaborative research. Elon is a dynamic private, coeducational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at http://www.elon.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applications must be received by October 24, 2016 to be assured of consideration. Send letter of application (which should include evidence of teaching effectiveness and research interests), CV, transcripts (can be unofficial), and contact information for at least three references. All materials should be sent to: ExerciseSearch@elon.edu . If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the co-chairs of the search, Dr. Eric Hall (ehall@elon.edu) and Dr. Svetlana Nepocatych (snepocatych@elon.edu). Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.