Coastal Carolina University — Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Coastal Carolina University, Program in Exercise and Sport Science in the Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in August 2021. 

The Exercise and Sport Science program seeks highly qualified individuals who will play an integral role in the continued development of the program. Candidates must possess an earned Doctorate in Exercise Science/Kinesiology or highly related discipline (ABD considered); evidence of scholarly productivity; excellence in teaching; record of program/curriculum development and community/public engagement. Primary teaching responsibilities will include exercise and sport nutrition; credentials supporting nutrition education are preferred (e.g. registered dietician, licensed nutritionist, etc.). Additional teaching will be selected from the candidate’s area(s) of expertise (e.g. functional kinesiology, exercise physiology).  Position requires undergraduate student advisement, mentoring undergraduate student research, establishing a record of scholarship and professional service/outreach, assistance in developing and advancing the curriculum, commitment to program assessment, and collaborating with related academic programs.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research agenda, and names and contact information of three (3) professional references electronically at: Candidates who interview must provide official transcripts of graduate work. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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