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Biomechanics - Fixed Term Faculty (Teaching Assistant Professor) - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Biomechanics - Fixed Term Faculty (Teaching Assistant Professor) - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Department of Exercise and Sport Science

    Rank: Fixed Term Faculty (Teaching Assistant Professor/Non-Tenure Track), Full-Time

    Term: 9-month appointment
    Salary: Competitive - commensurate with experience
    Starting Date: January 1, 2022

    • A doctoral degree (PhD, EdD) in Exercise and Sport Science or related field. ABD will be considered, but all degree requirements must be completed by January 1, 2022.
    • Demonstrated collegiate-level teaching experience.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
    • Teach students from diverse life experiences and learning styles in two to three of the following courses: Biomechanics of Sport, Neuromuscular Control, and Research Methods/ Statistics.
    • Help foster diversity, equity and inclusion as outlined by the mission of the Department and University.
    • Assist in curricular planning and course development.
    • Opportunity for professional and research mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
    • Participate in departmental and university service and governance functions.
    • Perform other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.
    Application Instructions:
    Candidates should apply at and upload a letter of application, a teaching statement highlighting the candidate’s teaching and mentoring philosophies, and curriculum vitae. The application materials should reflect the candidate’s commitment to the Department’s goal of establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. At the time of application, candidates are required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of three professional references who may be contacted by email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.
    For additional information regarding this position, please contact Meredith Petschauer, Search Committee Chair, at

    Deadline: Review of applicants will begin 15 days after the posting open date and continue until the position is filled

    General Information:
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a major research University in the North Carolina state system with enrollment of over 30,000 students. The Department of Exercise and Sport Science supports an undergraduate program of over 1,400 undergraduate majors, 30% of whom identify as Black, Indigenous, or as a Person of Color. The department has three undergraduate specialization areas (Exercise and Sport Science, Fitness Professional, and Sport Administration); a graduate program of 60 students, consisting of a Master of Arts program (Exercise Physiology, Sport Administration, Athletic Training), and a Doctoral program in Human Movement Science in cooperation with the UNC-CH School of Medicine. The department aims to foster an inclusive climate and fair practices for all its students, faculty, and staff.
    For more information regarding UNC and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, please see our website at:

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.