Chatham University — Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Chatham University is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Exercise Science to begin Fall 2022. This position will serve to advance the integrity and rigor of this continually expanding program into one of distinction and accreditation. Emphasis will be placed on preparing future clinicians to serve patients or clients with evidence-based practice to ensure positive outcomes based on each individual. As part of the Chatham community, this position will advocate for underrepresented groups inside the classroom and within their students. 

Chatham University is committed to fostering a community of equity and inclusion. In recruiting new employees, we seek to strengthen our campus community by attracting people with a diversity of experience and identities. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities and Duties:
The Exercise Science Program is housed in the School of Health Science and in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training. Primary responsibilities including teaching undergraduate exercise science courses, as well as other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that align with departmental teaching needs. Additional responsibilities will include advising for undergraduate students and service towards the department, school, university, and profession. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active research program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or related field. Candidates who are ABD at the time of application may be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to appointment in August 2022.
  • A commitment to undergraduate teaching and research mentoring.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience with scholarly research to include peer-reviewing, author or coauthoring, presenting, and advising student research. 
  • Service at a local, state, regional professional level.
  • Experience with the accreditation process for exercise science programs.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process.

To ensure full consideration, please submit:

  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Teaching, research, and diversity statements.
  • Application materials should detail how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of first-generation students and students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Chatham’s commitment to diversity.
  • Contact information for three professional references.

All documents should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.

Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis or until the position is filled. Application materials received by May 25th, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel and their dependents/spouses as well as a generous retirement plan.

About Chatham University
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham’s mission is: “To prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA-one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns-Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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