The chief purpose of this position is to support our mission in regards to graduate research, instruction, and advising.
1. Teaching: The faculty member hired for this position will teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in their area of research specialization, along with providing support to the program's core curriculum, and advise graduate students in the academic requirements and policies for students pursuing a M.S. in Health and Movement Science and/or Ph.D. in Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the Exercise Physiology track.
2. Research: The faculty member should have a research agenda that leverages our Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory and complements our current laboratory efforts related to integrative physiology, highlighted by a specific focus on cardiovascular, endocrine, skeletal muscle or pulmonary physiology, with applications across the lifespan from adolescents to older adults. There are numerous opportunities for collaboration both within the department and across the College of Humanities and Sciences and the University. The VCU Health Systems provide outstanding access to clinical populations across the lifespan.
3. Service: Meet service expectations of the department, school, university, community and profession.
Doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology or closely related field. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research. The faculty member will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. Teaching experience in higher education. Faculty member must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Postdoctoral training or independent research experience. American College of Sports Medicine Certification (Certified Exercise Physiologist or Clinical Exercise Physiologist) or National Strength and Conditioning Association Certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist). Experience directing graduate student research.
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