The School of Health, Exercise and Sport Science at Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks applications for a new tenure-track position in Exercise Science and Health at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2012.

Description: Ph.D/Ed.D. in Exercise Science, Health or related area is required by the beginning of the appointment. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching within the Exercise Science and Community Health degree programs along with academic advising and serving on university committees. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and campus citizenship. The School of Health, Exercise and Sport Science oversees undergraduate degree programs in Community Health, Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education and Sport Management along with a post-baccalaureate Dietetic Internship, Master of Science in Athletic Training (entry-level) and a Master of Public Health. The position is designed as an interdisciplinary position and successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach and mentor students in the various degree programs in the School of Health, Exercise and Sport Science.

To complete the online application, go here. While completing the application, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. The search committee will begin reviewing applications January 9, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Dr. Michael McGee, Search Committee Chair, at mich...lr.edu.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, and located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of 40,000. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with approximately sixty undergraduate majors, as well as several master's degree programs. With record enrollments over the last three years, the institution now enrolls over 1850 students, and it intends to continue managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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