Visiting Assistant Professor-Exercise Science 4887BR Institute of Health Sciences and Technology CHST Wegmans School of Health & Nutrition
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Visiting Faculty Discipline: Faculty Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date:
The Exercise Science Program (http://www.rit.edu/exercisescience) is housed with the RIT nutrition programs in Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition (https://www.rit.edu/healthsciences/other-areas-of-study/wegmans-school-health-nutrition). The mission of the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition is to engineer effective health and nutrition education to be a reasonable adventure that is feasible, sustainable, compelling, and rewarding. Our vision is that scholars, students and citizens walk the talk to secure health for all. The Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition (WSHN) offers degrees in Exercise Science, Nutritional Sciences, and Dietetics and Nutrition. The Dietetics and Nutrition program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and prepares students toward becoming Registered Dietitians. In addition to programs in WSHN, the College of Health Sciences and Nutrition offers programs in Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Imaging, Physician Assistant and graduate programs in Health Systems Administration and in Medical Illustration.
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Detailed Job Description
RIT's Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition in the College of Health Sciences and Technology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Exercise Science Program. Exercise Science at RIT is a dynamic program in a technologically rich environment including collaborations that integrate physiology with virtual reality and augmented reality games. This position will have responsibilities in research and teaching. The successful candidate is expected to develop an applied research program in exercise science that may include, but not be limited to, quality of life, well-being, motivation, or rehabilitation issues. This position will also participate in the implementation of baccalaureate and advanced degree programs in exercise science and health & well-being by teaching courses such as, but not limited to Biomechanics, Theory of Athletic Injuries and Sports Psychology. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility. The position is a 2-year appointment
Required Minimum Qualifications
Dissertator status (All But Dissertation) for a Doctoral degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or closely related field with PhD to be awarded within 1 semester of hire. Persons with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy are encouraged to apply.
Evidence of scholarship in the related field, e.g., publication, national presentation, symposium participant.
Demonstrated teaching experience and/or completion of pedagogical/andragogical courses and training.
Credentialed or eligible to be credentialed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and/or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or credentialed as a Physical Therapist.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
A statement of teaching philosophy
A research statement
Names and contact information of three professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Barbara Lohse, PhD, RD search committee chair at email@example.com
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