EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall 2017
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in motor control, as well as other courses related to their expertise. The candidate will also be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology majors, develop and maintain an independent research program, and serve on college and university-level committees. As part of a dynamic department within the College of Education, Health and Human Services, the successful candidate will serve an important role in the growth of the new accelerated Kinesiology program and will enhance the education of our majors through experiential learning and student research.
Minimum qualifications: Earned Ph.D. or equivalent in kinesiology/exercise science, engineering, biology, physiology, or other related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment (August 2017). Candidates must demonstrate the potential for success in teaching motor control to undergraduate students, as well as the ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues on an ethnically and culturally diverse campus. Candidates must also provide evidence of their ability to develop and sustain an independent, externally funded research program, leading to original, peer-reviewed publications.
Desired/preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals with the experience and ability to teach other related courses, which might include biomechanics, statistics and research methods, movement anatomy, nutrition, sports medicine, or movement pedagogy to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants with research that complements existing strengths of the department (http://www.csusm.edu/kinesiology/about/directory.html) are strongly encouraged to apply. Completion of postdoctoral training is preferred but is not a requirement for this position. Preference will also be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service. CSUSM places great value upon the development of educational and research partnerships within the community and candidates with a history of interdisciplinary collaboration and/or community-based research are desirable.
Applications must include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Statements of teaching philosophy and research interests that addresses the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
- Up to three (3) writing samples (e.g., reprints of representative publications)
- Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work
- Three (3) current letters of recommendation must be provided
- Faculty Application
- Applicant Survey 1617
Submit application materials and direct any inquiries to:
Kinesiology Search Committee Chair
A review of applications will commence on January 30, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of applicants in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.