Assistant Professor in Kinesiology

School of Physical Education & Tourism Management at IUPUI in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 12, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks an innovative and committed tenure track faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to conduct research in the Department of Kinesiology.  IUPUI is Indianas premier urban public research university, home to more than 30,000 students within 22 schools and colleges.  IUPUIs innovative practices with respect to community engagement, health and life science focus and student support have earned national recognition.  IUPUIs location in the center of Indianapolis affords access to numerous community organizations and amateur/professional sports organizations such as the ACSM, NCAA and others.


The Department of Kinesiology is looking for candidates with research and teaching experience within one of the following three themes:

        Exercise epidemiology/Statistics/Physical Activity

        Wellness & Health Promotion/Workplace Wellness/Physical Activity Adherence/Behavior Changes

        Pediatric Exercise Physiologist/Youth Fitness/Pediatric obesity


The person selected will be responsible for the following:

  1. Teaching 2 courses per semester in an area of expertise
  2. Develop and maintain an externally funded research program
  3. Build relationships with other undergraduate and graduate programs on-campus to take advantage of the unique synergies that exist at IUPUI around a focus on life sciences and health engagement.
  4. Student advising and professional service


For more information on the position, please contact Dr. Alan Mikesky at  Additional information on the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management can be found at


Review of applications will begin January 30, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The target starting date for the position is August 1, 2013.  Application materials should include:  a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and names/contact information for three references.


Please direct applications to:  Chair of Kinesiology Faculty Search and Screen, 901 West New York Street, PE 250, Indianapolis, IN  46202 or e-mail Word or PDF files to the Administrative Assistant to the Dean (


Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole.  Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary considerations of such characteristics as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women and Vietnam-era veterans.  The ideal individual will have excellent interpersonal and teaching skills, strong analytical abilities, and enthusiasm in both teaching and research.  We also seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled and ethnic backgrounds of the institutions students and employees.


IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process must notify Wendy Iskander at a reasonable time in advance.

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