University of Florida
University of Florida Gainesville FL United States
2 weeks ago
Job No: 526783...
Work Type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Biology/Life Science
Department: 26030100 - HH-APK-ADMINISTRATION
The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, renewable, promotion eligible non-tenure track Lecturer position to begin Fall 2023. Responsibilities related to this position may include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Neurophysiology, Muscle Biology, Biomechanics, Motor Control and Learning, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Assessment, and/or Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries; teaching courses in the department's online graduate program and advisement of online graduate students.
The Department is one of the premier applied physiology and kinesiology programs in the world. Currently it employs 29 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 1,100 students (~900 undergraduate, 230 graduate). UF is the flagship campus of the State University System of Florida and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News and World Report. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2023, but an earlier start date can also be negotiated.
Instructional excellence is supported by university, college, and departmental mechanisms such as the Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, in-house course design consultants, lecturer promotion and merit pay plans, conference travel, summer teaching and online teaching opportunities, and instructional grant opportunities. This is a 9-month, 1.0 FTE, non-tenure track faculty position; however, summer employment opportunities are possible. Although the primary duties for this position are instructional, involvement in service at the university level is also expected.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UF offers an outstanding benefits package.
Position requires a Doctorate degree (or foreign equivalent) in kinesiology, exercise physiology, sports medicine or a closely related discipline.
We are seeking individuals who are passionate and enthusiastic towards both teaching and student learning to empower our students to make impactful, economic, cultural and societal contributions, consistent with the UF mission. Additionally, applicants must possess good communication and social skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be submitted on-line and include: : (1) a letter of application with a statement of career goals, teaching philosophy, teaching interests and experience; (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Other evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching awards and/or other credentials may also be submitted online. Please send email inquiries or nominations to Dr. Garrett Beatty, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee at [email protected].
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Health Assessment Required:
Applications Close: Open until filled
To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/526783/lecturer
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