University of Alabama in Huntsville — Visiting Lecturer of Exercise Science

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology at UAH invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Lecturer of Exercise Science with an expected start date in Fall 2022. Duties include providing quality instruction within undergraduate courses, participation in professional service that continues the advancement of the department, and demonstrating collegiality in all aspects of professional engagement. The successful candidate will be asked to teach no more than 4 courses within the undergraduate Exercise Science concentration per semester. Specialties for the position may include exercise physiology, applied experience in human performance assessment, sports science, and nutrition. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (ABD considered if completed by August 2022) in Exercise Science, Sports Science, Nutrition, or related field

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face modalities 
  • Potential to collaborate with other units and colleagues within the university and community 
  • Knowledge of maintaining and use of human performance laboratory equipment (EMG, force plates, metabolic cart, etc.)

Rank and Salary: This is a temporary 9 month appointment at the rank of Lecturer (non-tenured). Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Anticipated start date is August 10, 2022.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology is authorized to award a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with concentrations in Exercise Science and Physical Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports & Fitness Management. Pending final approval, beginning in the Fall of 2022, the Department will begin delivering courses for a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Sports Science. Both the Exercise Science concentration and Sports Science graduate program are designed to align with the standards of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, which will soon offer a certification specifically for Performance and Sport Science. (https://www.uah.edu/education/departments/kinesiology)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity Institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standard of living in the Southeast United States. Huntsville is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required/preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, evidence of scholarly publications, and three current letters of recommendations. Please send application material to: 

Rae Gill
c/o UAH Kinesiology – Faculty Search
301 Sparkman Drive – Wilson Hall 329
Huntsville, AL 35899 

Digital submissions may be sent via e-mail to rae.gill@uah.edu. Please direct any question related to the position to Dr. Ryan Conners, Program Director of Exercise Science (ryan.conners@uah.edu). For both mailed and digital applications, please refer to log number: 22/23-632. Applications received by December 1, 2021 will be given priority.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

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