University of Kentucky
College of Education
Kinesiology and Health Promotion (2 positiions)
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a Lecturer, non-tenure track faculty position in the Graduate Sport Leadership Program, beginning August 16, 2013. The position is a two-year appointment with the possibility of renewal and contingent upon funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews begin February 4, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
Lecturer in Sport Leadership: The successful candidate will develop and teach both online and traditional delivery courses for the new Graduate Certificate in Sport Leadership. Candidates must be able to develop and teach three or more of the following courses: Sport Marketing; Event, Design, and Facility Management in Sport; Ethical Issues in Sport; Leadership Theory and Philosophy; and Sport Finance. The successful candidate will also assist in communications to prospects, applicants, and admitted students (website updates, e-mail campaigns, direct mail campaigns, phone inquiries), advise students, serve on master’s committees, develop a network of professional contacts and internship sites, and serve as a liaison within the Kinesiology and Health Promotion Department to help further promote and expand the Graduate Certificate. The successful candidate also will be expected to collaborate with Kinesiology and Health Promotion faculty and provide service to the department, college, university, and community as appropriate.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in sport management/administration or appropriate related field. Candidates should demonstrate successful teaching at the college or university level, strong technical skills for successful online delivery, experience working with diverse populations, and effective oral/written communication skills.
How to Apply: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Application materials should be submitted electronically to Dr. Steve R. Parker, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com.
For relevant information about the KHP Department, visit the following websites: the University of Kentucky (http://www.uky.edu); the College of Education (http://education.uky.edu); and the Graduate Sport Leadership Program (http://education.uky.edu/KHP/content/masters).
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The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Exercise Science, specifically in the concentration area of Exercise Physiology, effective August 16, 2013. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews begin March 4 and continue until the position is filled.
Responsibilities: Pursue excellence in teaching, research, and service. Successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses. Courses taught may include advanced exercise physiology, laboratory methods, muscle physiology, nutrition and physical fitness and strength and conditioning or other courses related to exercise physiology as assigned. The candidate would also be expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda; seek extramural funding; advise masters and doctoral students in the exercise science program; provide support for undergraduate exercise science, health education, and physical education programs; and support school and community partnerships.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate in exercise physiology or appropriate specialization. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in a post-doctoral appointment, and in college teaching, advising, research, grant writing, and professional service. ACSM and/or NSCA certifications are desirable.
Applications: Send application packet containing a cover letter specifying qualifications, a description of your research agenda, a curriculum vita with full contact information for professional references, copies of student evaluations of the candidate’s teaching if available, and copies of representative published papers (up to three; attached as a single file under “other document 1”). Please email application materials to Dr. Mark Abel (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of Search Committee, Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, 100 Seaton Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0219, phone (859) 257-5826, fax (859) 323-1090. For additional information, visit the following websites: the University of Kentucky (http://www.uky.edu), the College of Education (http://education.uky.edu), and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (http://education.uky.edu/KHP).
The University of Kentucky and its College of Education are strongly committed to increasing diversity in their community of students and faculty. Individuals with ethnically diverse backgrounds are actively encouraged to contact us to explore interest in this position.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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