Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Belmont University

United States

October 14, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Belmont University.

Employment Type

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty) Full-Time

Department

College Health Sci & Nursing

Hours

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The College of Health Sciences at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.

Job responsibilities include teaching classes in both the Exercise Science major and the wellness component of the general education program. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in Exercise Science, prior teaching experience, a research agenda that would involve undergraduate students, engagement in professional and community service, and the ability to advise and mentor students. In addition, the candidate will also be expected to be involved in the supervision of undergraduate research. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https: // jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont's Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application.

  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
  • Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student- focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master's programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

    Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.

  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.

  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.

  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.

  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.

  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University's online integrated database system for student grading.

  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.

  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

  • Required Education Ph.D. or progress toward a terminal degree is required;

    Required Experience Teaching experience strongly preferred.

    The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

    Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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