Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology (Open Area) -Tenure Track (#937295)
The Department of Kinesiology within the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University announces a nine-month tenure track position, at the assistant or associate level, beginning August, 2018.

The successful candidate is expected to: teach in the area of their expertise and to develop/further enhance a nationally recognized research program evidenced by a strong record of impactful publications and external funding. The successful candidate will compliment current department human health related research strengths (for example: aging, diabetes, musculoskeletal injury, physical activity behaviors, obesity, skeletal muscle hypertrophic regulation, and skeletal muscle metabolism) in areas such as biomechanics and motor control, cellular and molecular physiology, exercise physiology and behavioral science, and nutritional exercise physiology. Additional responsibilities include providing service to the university, community, and profession along with directing doctoral and master’s thesis research projects.

The Department of Kinesiology offers several academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our undergraduate academic programs include a B.S. in Exercise Physiology, B.S. in Health Fitness Specialist, B.S. in Physical Education, and B.S. in Sports Studies. Our graduate programs include a M.S. in Kinesiology (with concentrations in Adapted Physical Education, Biomechanics and Motor Control, Exercise Physiology, Physical Activity Promotion, Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Sport Management), a MAEd/M.A.T. in Physical Education, and a PhD in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science (with concentrations in Biomechanics and Motor Control, Cellular and Molecular Bioenergetics, Exercise Physiology and Behavioral Science, and Nutritional Exercise Physiology).

Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field (including but not limited to: Exercise and Sport Science, Applied Physiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Exercise Physiology, Physiology, Public Health, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Science).

Preferred Qualifications: Post-doctoral training in Kinesiology or closely related field.

Initial Screening of applicants will begin on 1/30/2018 and will continue until suitable candidates are found. Interested candidates should submit an online ECU application to ECU Human Resources at In addition to a candidate profile, candidates must also submit the following documents online: (1) letter of application addressing position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of up to 3 pages detailing the candidates’ planned research agenda, (4) a statement of teaching/student mentoring philosophy, and (5) a list of three references with contact information. Three letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
For additional information please email the chair of the search committee: Zachary Domire

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Additional Information about ECU and Greenville:
East Carolina University was founded in 1907 and is home to nearly 29,000 students. The University is one of the largest in the University of North Carolina system and is rapidly growing.

The Department of Kinesiology at East Carolina has over 100 graduate students. The National Academy of Kinesiology has consistently ranked East Carolina’s Bioenergetics and Exercise Science Program among the top programs in the nation.

Greenville is located nearly in the middle between Raleigh NC and the Atlantic coast.
The city of Greenville has a population of approximately 90,000 people. Greenville has a relatively mild climate (average summer temperature - 84oF; average winter temperature - 44o F) and will experience all four seasons. Greenville has a cost of living approximately 10% lower than the US average.

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