The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse is searching for a nine-month, tenure track position in the area of Exercise Science. The university values diversity and encourages applications from all candidates. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank and will begin August 28th, 2017.
Our new colleague will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels in exercise science (e.g., clinical physiology, physiology of exercise, laboratory techniques, current research, etc.). There is an expectation for this individual to engage in scholarship and supervise student projects and theses. There will be some service and academic advising assigned each semester.
Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Exercise Science or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2018. ABD candidates will be considered but must discuss their progress toward degree completion and their expected graduation date in their application cover letter. Experience in a clinical or applied (strength and conditioning) physiology setting is preferred.
Candidates may contact the search and screen committee chair, Dr. Richard Mikat, at 608-785-8177 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete applications will include:
1. Application letter (ABD candidates must discuss their progress toward degree completion and their expected graduation date in this document)
3. Correspondence information for three references (names, positions, telephone numbers, email addresses)
4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/
Applications will be reviewed starting March 9th, 2017. The review process will continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1909, UW-L is one of 11, four-year institutions in the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 9,000 students. UW-L offers a wide array of undergraduate programs and a variety of graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies (including the Schools of Education and Arts & Communication); Science and Health; and Business Administration. The university is consistently rated first among the UW System comprehensives in terms of first year student ACT scores, class rankings and retention rates.
We are an inclusive learning community that values the varying perspectives that come with diverse faculty, staff and student populations. We strongly encourage our students to broaden their perspectives through international experiences and diversity-related courses and programming, and support faculty and staff in international teaching, research, and service.
We are proud of our diversity and believe students, faculty, and staff all are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions and cultures. We strive to be a leader in Wisconsin’s movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. For example, we routinely assess the campus climate and have conducted an equity study to explore how diverse students, faculty, and staff experience UW-L. We believe that employees from diverse backgrounds are critical to achieving excellence as a nationally recognized institution of higher education. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
The city of La Crosse combines the scenic beauty of the Mississippi River and towering bluffs with a diversified economy and educated populace. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and four season recreation.
UW-La Crosse is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.