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University of Utah Assistant Professor (Lecturer) - Lecturer Track in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Lecturer) - Lecturer Track

Department 00196 - Health & Kinesiology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Fall 2024

Details

Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Lecturer Track

The Department of Health & Kinesiology, in the College of Health, at the University of Utah seeks to hire three teaching faculty members at the rank of Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Lecturer Track, which is a Career-line position, with expertise teaching two or more of the following courses:

· Exercise Physiology ( KINES 3091)

· Exercise Physiology Laboratory ( KINES 4301)—ACSM certification with accreditation experience, preferred

· Physical Activity Epidemiology ( KINES 3670)

· Community-based capstone experience ( KINES 4900)

· Foundations in Kinesiology ( KINES 2500)

· Applied functional anatomy ( KINES 3092)

· Biomechanics ( KINES 3093)

· Motor Control, Motor Learning and Development ( KINES 3550) and laboratory ( KINES 3551)

· Sport Sociology ( KINES 2600)

· Exercise / Health Psychology ( KINES 3350)

· Applied Behavior Change ( HEDU 4250 and HEDU 6260)

· Exercise Programming ( KINES 4465)

· Applied Exercise Programming ( KINES 4466)

· Exercise Instructor Training ( KINES 4464)

· Training and Planning ( KINES 4690)

· Neuromechanics ( TBA )

· Clinical Assessment of Mobility ( TBA )

· Exercise in Special Populations (cancer, diabetes, etc.: TBA )

The primary responsibility is teaching in-person and online undergraduate courses within the Department of Health & Kinesiology. The University of Utah’s Health & Kinesiology Program trains future leaders, clinicians, and scholars, with approximately 1,200 students across BS, MS, and PhD degree programs. Undergraduate class sizes typically range from 25-75 students. The normal course load is 4-4, four courses in the fall semester and four courses in the spring semester. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. Additionally, all faculty are required to engage in university and professional service, including faculty governance. Taken together, this position will contribute to the mission of creating a world of “More Health, Less Medicine.”

The University Career-line faculty structure provides for renewable contracts and multi-year appointments.

Candidates must have a master’s degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Kinesiology or a related discipline. Candidates must demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence. We encourage those who are excited to teach and guide the next generation of leaders in Health & Kinesiology to apply. The College of Health and the Department of Health & Kinesiology promote a work environment where people feel safe, valued, welcomed, and respected. The Department of Health and Kinesiology is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community. We want individuals from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans to join our faculty and encourage their applications.

Interested candidates should provide the following:

1) Brief cover letter

2) Curriculum Vitae

3) Copies of your most recent teaching evaluations, if available

4) Teaching Statement – please address the following: a basic philosophy of teaching, competencies for teaching in two or more of the courses listed above, and a long-term vision for the position.

5) List of References – 3 to 5 references including names and contact information.

6) Picture (pdf) of last awarded degree or copy of transcripts – please attach under “Applicant Document – Other”.

To apply: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/157011

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Tim Brusseau, Chair – Department of Health & Kinesiology. Email: tim.brusseau@utah.edu. Tel: 801.587.7900.

Located in Salt Lake City, the University resides in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, just minutes away from the larger metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education classifies the University of Utah as a Doctoral University with Very High Research Activity.

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. https://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Tim Brusseau, Chair – Department of Health & Kinesiology. Email: tim.brusseau@utah.edu. Tel: 801.587.7900. Interested candidates should provide the following: 1) Brief cover letter 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Copies of your most recent teaching evaluations, if available 4) Teaching Statement – please address the following: a basic philosophy of teaching, competencies for teaching in two or more of the courses listed above, a long-term vision for the position 5) List of References – 3 to 5 references including names and contact information. 6) Picture (pdf) of last awarded degree or copy of transcripts – please attach under “Applicant Document – Other”.

To apply: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/157011

Open Date 01/08/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03449F

Type Faculty