Assistant Professor (Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management)

Definition of Class

The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management offers BS programs in Exercise Science and Sport and Recreation Administration, MS programs in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Sport and Recreation Administration, and a PhD program in Health & Kinesiology with three emphasis areas: (1) Exercise Science, (2) Health Behavior and Promotion, and (3) Sport/Recreation. In addition to their emphasis areas, students can choose an Analytics cognate. The Department houses laboratories in Applied Physiology, Applied Biomechanics, Bone Density and Body Composition, Exercise Psychology, Health and Sports Analytics, Muscle Biology, Neuromuscular, and Neurophysiology and Behavior. http://www.hesrm.olemiss.edu.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an active research agenda that fits well within one of the department's specialization areas: Health, Exercise Science, Sport and Recreation Administration, or Analytics.

In 2017, the University of Mississippi initiated Flagship Constellations, which are designed to bring together a wide range of faculty from across campus to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. If you're interested in working with cross-disciplinary researchers to solve key, grand challenges you are encouraged to apply.

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities of the position include: teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in area of expertise, publishing research in area of specialization, pursuing external funding, advising undergraduate and mentoring graduate majors, and serving on departmental and university committees.

Minimum Education/Experience

Qualified applicants should possess (1) an earned doctorate in a discipline represented in the department as of contract start date (August, 2019), (2) teaching ability and experience in higher education, (3) an established record of scholarship, and (4) potential to obtain external funding for scholarly activities.

Additional Information

Contact information for three professional references should accompany your current vitae, transcripts, and cover letter (highlighting your academic expertise, professional accomplishments, research focus and teaching experience).

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