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Associate/Assistant Professor - Exercise Science, Oakland University, Michigan

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  • Associate/Assistant Professor - Exercise Science, Oakland University, Michigan


    The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites qualified persons with a passion for the advancement of exercise science and expertise in motor control / biomechanics to apply for a full-time tenure-track faculty position with salary and rank commensurate with experience. A doctoral degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or a related field is required. Candidates with evidence of clinical and/or applied exercise experience, and research productivity integrating motor and mechanical issues are especially encouraged to apply. Our teaching and research laboratories include metabolic, pulmonary, cardiac, body composition, 3d motion capture, and electromyography assessment capabilities. We offer a Master of Science Degree with clinical, performance, and research tracks, a post graduate certificate, and an undergraduate concentration and minor. The new faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop coursework in areas of expertise, collaborate in the
    development of a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree, and initiate and maintain a program of research, scholarship, and service. A program leadership position may also be considered for the holder of Associate rank or higher.

    The School of Health Sciences serves over 2400 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas.
    Integrative Health – our undergraduate program in health sciences offers concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and pre-health professions, while the applied health sciences program offers degree completion opportunities for health specialized associate degree holders.
    Biomedical Professions – training in biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic sciences includes medical laboratory science, radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine.
    Human Performance – the doctor of physical therapy and master of exercise sciences programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences program concentrations.
    Public and Environmental Wellness – our comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health.
    Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

    Oakland University is a Carnegie research designated public university that is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. Located just 25 miles north of Detroit in Rochester, Michigan the campus is situated among the rolling hills and woodlands of Meadowbrook, the former Dodge-Wilson estate donated to the State of Michigan in 1957. Through faculty-driven and student-engaged research, scholarship, and creative activity, Oakland University advances knowledge and art in a diverse and inclusive environment. With more than 20,000 students Oakland University delivers a broad range of arts and science majors, professional schools, and graduate programs; including 114 baccalaureate programs and 82 graduate and certificate programs. Oakland University is an active community partner providing thriving civic, cultural, and recreational opportunities and valuable public service.

    Application Information:
    Position begins August 15, 2017. Review of applications is underway and will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged, contact Dr. Tamara Hew-Butler email preferred at, internet: or call (248) 364-8686. Required application materials include: (a) detailed letter of application outlining experience in teaching, research, and service; (b) one-page teaching philosophy statement; (c) curriculum vita; (d) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and; (e) transcripts (unofficial). Applicants must submit all materials electronically through Academic Human Resources web portal at

    Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
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