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  • Assistant Professor/One Year Term - Northern Michigan University

    Position Title: Assistant Professor/One Year Term
    Department: School of Health and Human Performance
    Term of Assignment: one-year term
    Term End Date, If Applicable:
    FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtime
    Work Schedule:
    Salary: Competitive
    Travel: No travel
    Brief Statement of Duties
    Brief Statement of Duties: TWO Positions Available - These positions will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (MS level) in one or more exercise science areas, advise undergraduate students in the Sports Science program and graduate students in Exercise Science (MS level), work with other faculty in maintenance and supervision of the Exercise Science Laboratory, and participate on Departmental and/or University committees. This is a campus-based position.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Required Education: MS required Doctorate preferred
    Discipline / Degree Area: (a)Exercise Physiology; and/or (b) Biomechanics, exercise science, motor control, strength and conditioning, or other related fields.
    Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Two Positions (a) One position is specific to exercise physiology; (b) One position is specific to biomechanics, motor control, strength and conditioning, or related field.
    Required Minimum Work Experience: Evidence of university-level teaching in the discipline area. (a. exercise physiology; b. biomechanics, motor control or related field)
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Conveying oral and written information in understandable ways and communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
    Working effectively with others in productive ways.
    Expertise in exercise physiology and/or biomechanical and motor learning applications.
    University teaching experience.
    Additional Desirable Qualifications
    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Some expertise/experience in the application of equipment related to exercise physiology and/or biomechanical/motor learning courses.
    Experience teaching university courses at the graduate level and serving on department/university committees.
    Ability to mentor students through the research process.
    Certifications, such as National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) (e.g., CSCS), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) (e.g., EP-C or CEP), or equivalent certification in a related field.
    Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter CV, and unofficial transcripts. Apply here:
    Contact Information: Liz Wuorinen - Dept Head, or Christy Johnson - Dept Secretary,
    Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.