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    The Department of Exercise Science and Sport (EXSC) atthe University of Scranton is now accepting applications for a nine-month,tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2017. The successfulcandidate will teach courses within the EXSC program including but not limitedto Biomechanics in Human Movement, Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology, andResearch Methods.
    Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in biomechanics,kinesiology, or a related field. ABD applicants will be consideredat the rank of instructor, with completion expected within 18 months ofappointment.
    Preferred qualifications include abackground in sport biomechanics, possession of the CSCS certification throughthe National Strength and Conditioning Association, evidence of scholarly researchproductivity, and previous undergraduate teaching experience. The successful candidate is expected tomaintain a productive research agenda in addition to teaching responsibilitiesand service to the University, local, and professional communities.
    Rank and salary are commensuratewith experience and background.
    The EXSC program is the third largestacademic program on campus. Thecurriculum is comprised of four academic tracks: Pre-professional, AppliedKinesiology, Pre-health, and the Accelerated Pre-professional track.The Pre-professional track prepares studentsfor graduate education in allied health professions (Physical Therapy,Physician Assistant, etc.) while the Applied Kinesiology track preparesstudents for graduate programs or careers in the field of strength andconditioning.The Pre-health track isdesigned for pre-med students.Additionalinformation is available at the Department of Exercise Science and Sportwebsite at
    Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall, which housesthe departments of Exercise Science and Sport, Occupational Therapy andPhysical Therapy, opened in August 2015. Spaces for the education of ExerciseScience students include the Physiology and Cardio Lab, a Strength Lab, a HumanMotion Lab, and a Body Composition Analysis Laboratory. Shared spaces include aKinesiology and CPR Practice Lab and a Gross Anatomy Laboratory.
    TheUniversity of Scranton is a broadly regional institution of 6,000 totalundergraduate and graduate students located in northeastern Pennsylvania nearthe Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationallyfor the quality of its education, Scranton is one of 28 Jesuit colleges anduniversities in the United States.It iscommitted to providing liberal arts education and strong professional andpre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educationalprinciples.The successful candidatewill have an understanding of and commitment to the goals of Jesuiteducation.A full statement of ourmission may be found at University of Scranton offers a comprehensive benefit packagedesigned to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of faculty andtheir families.
    TheUniversity of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatoryemployment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate onthe basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age,veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or otherstatus protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is aform of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendmentsof 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in itseducational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context ofemployment.

    Howto Apply
    Interested applicants must applyonline at Applications will be accepteduntil the position is filled. For full consideration, application materials shouldbe received by November 30, 2016. The application must include 1.) aletter of application addressing applicants’ qualifications, 2.) a statement ofteaching philosophy and research/scholarship interests, 3.) current curriculumvitae, and 4.) contact information for three professional references. Forquestions regarding this position, please contact Paul Cutrufello, PhD, Chair,Dept. of Exercise Science and Sport at or570-941-5841.