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Assistant Professor in Exercise Science

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0526
Position Title Assistant Professor in Exercise Science
Department Health Science
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary/ Permanent Permanent
Tenure Track Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Anticipated Start Date August 18, 2018
Anticipated End Date None
Work Hours Other

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Health Science at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 18, 2018.

Essential Duties

This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties

Responsibilities include the instruction of undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology with laboratories and other exercise science courses as qualified.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Earned PhD in a Physiology-related discipline. Special consideration given to those with a background in Exercise Physiology.

Candidate must demonstrate commitment to scholarly activity and provide evidence of effective classroom teaching in higher education focusing on student-centered learning.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor. Terminal degree is required for continuation in the position beyond the second year.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/27/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions for Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https://www.lhup.edu/students/campus_safety

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3814

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained? (DEFINED)
    • High School Degree/GED
    • Associates degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD
    • D. Ed.
    • Ph. D
  2. * What undergraduate teaching experience do you have in the discipline for which you are applying?
    • I have taught as a teaching assistant in this discipline.
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 1 year or less.
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 2-3 years (or equivalent)
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 4 or more years (or equivalent)
    • I have taught in other disciplinary areas.
    • I have no teaching experience.
  3. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Academic Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research Interest