Exercise Physiology Assistant Professor

Winston-Salem State University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$76,497
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title Assistant Professor

FLSA Exempt Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 80091 EPA Position Type Faculty JCAT 201000

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

At Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), our new strategic plan WSSU 2030 Unleash the Genius commits our employees to create a unique, responsive learning experience that unleashes the genius of each student. Our employees must provide our students with a high-quality educational experience in a culturally engaging campus environment where they thrive as learners, scholars, and leaders. To actualize this outcom e, we must have strong, visionary faculty committed to delivering quality instruction, student success inside and outside the classroom, engaging the community and professional organizations within the academic discipline, and producing original scholarship that adds to the body of knowledge within the professional discipline; moreover, our faculty must collaborate with internal and external constituents to achieve the institution's vision of advancing equity and upward mobility.

Given this context, faculty in the Department of Exercise Physiology in the School of Health Sciences seeks a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Health with a start date of August 1, 2023. The department seeks an exceptional candidate who will teach undergraduate courses, serve as a faculty advisor, and mentor students. The successful candidate will produce scholarly research that results in publications in peer-reviewed journals within the discipline, present at professional conferences, and engage in procuring extramural funds with interdisciplinary teams. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in departmental, school, and university service as well as engage in service to the professional discipline and the larger Winston-Salem and Forsyth County community.

Position Information

Working Position Title Exercise Physiology Assistant Professor

Building and Room No.

Anderson Center, Room 147

Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time If Time Limited. No Appointment Length. 9 Position Number 001192

Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No

Normal Work Schedule


Department Required Skills

Faculty in the Department of Exercise Physiology seek exceptional candidates in the field of Public Health who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching to undergraduate students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The following qualifications and skills are required for this position:

  • Earned MPH and a completed doctoral degree in Public Health (DrPH, DPH, or PhD) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Evidence of mentoring students through research experiences with a focus on epidemiological studies, environmental sciences, health disparities, or the realm of scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • The ability to participate in interdisciplinary teaching and research collaborations at the university, across universities, or within the broader community.
  • Evidence of research and experience in one of the core areas of public health with emphasis in the areas of epidemiology, informatics, and/or environmental health.
  • A commitment to equity in a diverse educational community.
  • A commitment to personal growth and development via engagement in professional organizations and professional conferences.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills along with effective interpersonal skills
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Academic teaching experience of three to five years at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Experience with distance technology and learning management platforms.
  • Record of involvement with professional associations.
  • Commitment to diversity, social justice, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Evidence of scholarly contributions to the profession (i.e., publications, presentations at local, state, and national levels).
  • Openness to new technology.
  • Computational methods to address complex problems in infectious disease, chronic health conditions, and related health outcomes.
  • Required License or Certification Valid US Driver's License No Commercial Driver's License Required No Physical Required No List any other medical/drug tests required

    Primary Responsibilities and Duties

    Primary Responsibilities and Duties

    Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

    Faculty in the Department of Exercise Physiology seek a committed and engaged faculty member who will perform specific duties at a high level. These duties include but are not limited to the following:

    Teaching and Advising

  • The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Public Health using face-to-face and online methodologies.
  • The successful candidate must teach courses in the field (e.g., Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Program Planning and Evaluation, Environmental and Climate Justice, Informatics, and/or related courses).
  • The successful candidate must construct detailed course syllabi.
  • The ideal candidate will facilitate high quality, engaging instruction where he or she integrates “high impact practices” into their instructional delivery.
  • The ideal candidate will leverage various technologies (e.g., Canvas, EAB Navigate) to communicate regularly with students, monitor student progress, and provide feedback on student success outcomes.
  • The successful candidate must engage with students during mandatory office hours each week.
  • The ideal candidate will serve as an academic advisor.
  • Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

  • The ideal candidate must articulate a scholarship and/or research agenda.
  • The ideal candidate must execute the agenda to align with the mission of the university and the academic unit.
  • The successful candidate must present his/her original research and scholarship at local, state, national, and international professional conferences and meetings.
  • The ideal candidate must work collaboratively with faculty across the university and external to the institution as well as with professionals across the nation to form interdisciplinary teams that procure extramural funding.
  • The successful candidate must participate in ongoing professional development opportunities to evolve his/her professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
  • University, Professional, and Community Service and Engagement

  • Consistently attend departmental and college meetings.
  • Serve on departmental-level committees.
  • Serve on college- and university-level committees.
  • Maintain membership in discipline-specific professional organizations.
  • Assist discipline-specific professional organizations with reviews of conference proposals, peer-reviewed journal articles, and other professional engagement opportunities.
  • Serve on community-oriented committees, boards, and commissions relative to Public Health.
  • Percentage Of Time 100

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Internal Posting Only No

    Position Type Faculty Time Limited Position No Appointment Length


    Salary $76,497 Open Date 01/19/2023 Close Date 02/19/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

    Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

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    Applicant Document

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • References List
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Other Document
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Unofficial Transcript
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