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Lecturer - Exercise Science

Apply now Job no: 493337
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - The School of Health Professions

Lecturer

College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions

Department of Health & Exercise Science

 

The College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions at Rowan University invites applications for a Lecturer, which is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching position, to begin Fall 2019. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate level.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will be required to make meaningful and substantive service contributions to undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and to their department. Successful candidates will also be expected to participate in professional development to stay current in their content area and in evidence-based instructional approaches.

Lecturers are 10 month positions, and successful the candidate will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters, with the option to teach overload and the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation. While these are non-tenure track positions, they are renewable, with expectations for continuing renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer, and includes benefits.

Description:

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is seeking to hire a qualified individual to teach courses within its Exercise Science related programs.  The Department of Health and Exercise Science provides a rigorous and enlightening intellectual environment for the professional development, achievement and distinction of leaders in Athletic Training, Community Health, Health Promotion and Fitness Management, Human Performance in Clinical Settings, Nutrition & Dietetics, and Health & Physical Education. The Department has earned national accreditation when available for many of its programs. 

 Qualifications:
Doctorate in related field Preferred; Master’s required.

Courses to be taught may include but are not limited to: Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Basic Nutrition, Nutrition for Fitness, Exercise Prescription, Foundations of Fitness, Health Behavior and Foundations of Health Promotion and Wellness Management.  Teaching assignments will be determined based on the successful candidate’s expertise and departmental needs.

The successful candidate will also be expected to be involved in service to the Department, School, College and University. 

Additional qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people.
  • A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Science.
  • Knowledge of current research-based best teaching practices and the role of technology in teaching and learning.

Starting Date:  September 1, 2019

Applications must be submitted through our online application system and as a single file in .PDF format containing a cover letter, statements of teaching experience and philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Contact information for three professional references should be included in the application. Inquiries should be sent to sterner@rwoan.edu. All complete applications, including letters of recommendation, received on or before February 6, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Rob Sterner, Chair of the Search Committee at sterner@rowan.edu.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

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All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.