Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Kent State University in Ohio

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 18, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Exercise Science program at Kent State University invites applications for a full time, 9-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2015.  Exercise Science is part of the School of Health Sciences and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, and offers the BS, MS and PhD degrees.


Qualified candidates will have obtained their PhD in Exercise Science or a related field. Post-doctoral experience and ACSM or NSCA certification are preferred but not mandatory.  Candidates must have evidence of a productive and focused scientific line of inquiry focusing upon applied, human-based research.  The search committee is open to a variety of research topics including, but not limited to, clinical exercise science, sport performance, environmental physiology and physical activity behavior.  Candidates must exhibit the potential to seek and obtain extramural grants.  The individual will also be required to teach and mentor students in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in Exercise Science. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should complete an online application form for position #999316 at and copy/paste or upload a vita and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).  Also submit official transcripts, three recent publications, and three letters of reference to:  Ellen Glickman, PhD, Professor, Exercise Science, Kent State University, 350 Midway Drive, 163E MACC Annex, Kent, OH  44242-0001.  Please address any questions by email to or by phone: 330-672-2930. 


About Kent State University:  Kent State University offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.  Kent State University is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching among the nations top 74 public high-research universities and by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top-tier Best National Universities.  Kent State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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