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Assistant or Associate Professor, Exercise Science - University of Toledo

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  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Exercise Science - University of Toledo

    The University of Toledo announces a tenure-track appointment in Exercise Science and encourages qualified applicants to apply. This is a full-time, nine month position with potential for summer teaching. The appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

    Teach undergraduate and/or graduate (MS and PhD) courses within area of expertise, establish/maintain a strong research program, compete for intramural and extramural grants, mentor students in research, and serve on committees. Individuals whose research program focuses on physical activity/exercise as it pertains to the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and/or metabolic systems, are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research with faculty in the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, as well as academic and clinical departments at the University of Toledo, including those associated with the medical school and hospital.

    The School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences is one of four schools in the University’s College of Health and Human Services. The School is located in the University’s Health and Human Services building, which includes comprehensive research laboratories and fully mediated classroom and teaching laboratories for Exercise Science. Students are provided degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate (MS and PhD) levels. Undergraduate students may choose to major in Exercise Science, Respiratory Care, or Recreational Therapy. Concentrations/specializations within the BS in Exercise Science Program include, Human Performance and Fitness Promotion, Pre-Rehabilitation Sciences (e.g., Pre-PT, Pre-AT) or Pre-Medical Professions (e.g., Pre-Med, Pre-PA).The School also provides instruction in microbiology, pathophysiology, and anatomy and physiology to undergraduate students who are not enrolled in majors/concentrations within the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. Areas of emphasis at the MS level include Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, Recreation Administration and Recreational Therapy. Professional Doctoral Programs include Occupational Therapy (OTD) and Physical Therapy (DPT). A Doctorate of Philosophy in Exercise Science Program is also available to students interested in developing an individualized program that reflects a combination of their professional goals and the research specialization of their advisor. Additional information on the College of Health and Human Services can be found on the college website:

    To apply, submit the following required items:

    1. Letter of application
    2. Complete, current curriculum vitae
    3. Statement of teaching
    4. Statement of research
    5. List of professional references
    6. Examples of publications in peer-reviewed journals (limit three)

    Any questions should be directed to: Frank X. Pizza, Ph.D, Search Committee Chair, School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, Mailstop # 119, College of Health and Human Services, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606. Or email:; Phone: 419-530-4178.

    Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials by 03-29-2019 for full consideration.

    Appointment Date: The position will begin August 2019.

    Qualifications: The position requires a Ph.D. in Exercise Science or related field, a record of scholarship, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Post-doctoral research experience is preferred.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

    The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.