Assistant Professor Faculty Position
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
The University Of Delaware
Newark, Delaware, USA


The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for a continuing track faculty position (assistant professor, non-tenure track, nine-month academic year appointment). We seek an innovative, dynamic faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate gross anatomy, and undergraduate human anatomy and physiology. Other responsibilities include student mentoring and service to the department, college and university. A PhD in a related field and relevant teaching experience is required (ABD considered). All faculty are expected to contribute to a welcoming campus environment that embraces diversity.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology (https://sites.udel.edu/kaap/) is comprised of 23 faculty, approximately 750 undergraduate students pursuing a B.S. in Exercise Science or Sports Health, and 40 graduate students pursuing an M.S. in Exercise Science, an M.S. in Athletic Training, an M.S in Clinical Exercise Physiology, a Ph.D. in Biomechanics and Movement Sciences or a Ph.D. in Applied Physiology. The Department values excellent teaching and student engagement. The University provides an environment that supports and fosters teaching innovation, instructional technology, and course development.

Ranked fifth, nationally, among the best places to study the health professions by College Factual, the College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 130 faculty with outstanding research and teaching facilities. The College has recently opened an exciting new 100,000 sq. ft. clinical research facility and will occupy 7 floors in a 10-story tower opening in Fall 2018. The College also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Medical and Molecular Sciences, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. With annual research expenditures of approximately $26 million, the college currently houses a number of large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and DoD. The college boasts strong research teams in the areas of neurological disorders, cardiovascular health, and other chronic disease conditions, as well as rehabilitation science and concussion.

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than 3% of degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

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AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost-of-living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation funds are available. Appointment date negotiable; spring classes begin February 11, 2019.

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APPLY: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references at https://apply.interfolio.com/52639. The letter of application and CV will be shared with the search committee. For inquiries, contact: William Rose, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, 302-831-1064, rosewc@udel.edu.
The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution. For the University’s complete non- discrimination statement, please visit www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be seen at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html .

Posted by Wiliam Rose, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, University of Delaware