The Department of Kinesiology and Health (http://kines.rutgers.edu/) at Rutgers University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. The new faculty member will be expected to maintain an active, externally-funded program of research and contribute to the teaching and service mission of the department and university. Candidates with expertise in the areas of aging, chronic disease, and the maintenance of functional independence across the lifespan are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will enhance the research and grant portfolio of the department, be committed to quality teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students, and perform service to the department, university, and professional community.
Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in Kinesiology or a related field and have a record of success in external funding in support of a robust program of research. Evidence of successful teaching and effective graduate student mentoring is also required. Priority will be given to applicants whose research augments current department strengths and can further existing collaborations with other units across the college and university (Medicine, Nutritional Sciences, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research).
Application and Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by December 15, 2017. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information for three references, and up to three recent publications electronically through the Rutgers Employment Opportunities website (http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/52687). For application questions, please contact the department administrator, Jenny Gehrmann, email@example.com. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Sue Shapses, firstname.lastname@example.org or the department chair, Labros Sidossis, email@example.com.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health is housed within the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University and has approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors. There is a new graduate program in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and many outstanding collaborative opportunities exist both within the department and across other units. Rutgers is a state land-grant university with a co-ed student population in the New Brunswick-based campuses consisting of over 35,000 students. Rutgers is also a member of the AAU. For more information, please access the Department web page at http://kines.rutgers.edu/.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to increasing ethnic diversity among the faculty.
Rutgers University (www.rutgers.edu) is the State University of New Jersey. It is a comprehensive, research-intensive AAU (www.aau.edu) land-grant university in the New Brunswick-based campuses, and is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (www.cic.net/home). The Department of Kinesiology and Health (www.kines.rutgers.edu) is part of a vibrant and interactive Life Sciences communi...ty (lifesci.rutgers.edu) that includes over 100 faculty members in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Genetics, and Cell Biology and Neuroscience. It has over 1000 undergraduate majors and offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and an M.S. program in Global Sport Business. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to increasing ethnic diversity among the faculty.The Department of Kinesiology and Health is highly interdisciplinary with ongoing collaborations with many of Rutgers' other programs (e.g., the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions, The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences), as well as productive relationships with Intercollegiate Athletics and the newly formed Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (ifnh.rutgers.edu).