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Assistant, Associate Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Cardiometabolic Exercise Physiology)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete an online application and upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001250
Academic Title: Assistant, Associate Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Cardiometabolic Exercise Physiology)
Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
Administrative Title:
Discipline Public Health
Specialty: Cardiometabolic Exercise Physiology
Contract Type: Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (12 month appointment) in the area of cardiometabolic exercise physiology.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with approximately $80
million in research funding. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the National Cancer Institute, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in the metropolitan DC area.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities for the position include an active role in research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will devote approximately 50% effort to obtaining, implementing or overseeing funded research, and 50% to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. It is expected that the successful applicant will conduct human research within the field of cardiometabolic exercise physiology (particularly at the cellular/molecular level) and will collaborate with ongoing research in the Department and the School, including physical activity, nutrition, and obesity research.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have: 1) an earned doctorate in kinesiology or a related field; 2) at least two years of experience as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research at the cellular and molecular level; 3) at least two years of undergraduate teaching experience specifically in human biology or physiology courses as the sole (or lead) instructor, 4) experience teaching at the graduate level, 5) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals, 6) evidence of obtaining independent, external research funding, and 7) evidence of leadership in the field of kinesiology or physiology.

Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete an online application and upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Teaching Interest
  3. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate in kinesiology or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least two years of experience as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research at the cellular and molecular level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least two years of undergraduate teaching experience specifically in human biology or physiology courses as the sole (or lead) instructor?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching at the graduate level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have evidence of obtaining independent, external research funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have evidence of leadership in the field of kinesiology or physiology?
    • Yes
    • No