Assistant Professor - Kinesiology (Motor Behavior)


: $123,210.00 - $123,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

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Position Information

Budget TitleASSISTANT PROFESSORCampus TitleAssistant Professor - Kinesiology (Motor Behavior)School/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentKinesiologyFaculty Sub-TypeFT FacultySalary LevelA5Salary RangeMid to upper $50'sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

The degrees offered include: B.S. in Exercise Science, Sport Studies, Coaching, Fitness Development, and Athletic Training. A Master s of Science in Exercise Science and Master s of Science in Athletic Training are also offered. The department has 26 full time faculty and international research scholars. The Athletic Training Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The department is characterized by a creative faculty and is seeking candidates who can contribute to innovative approaches to integrate kinesiology into both campus and community programming.

Major Responsibilities

Provide instruction at both the undergraduate and Master s levels in area of expertise; advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students; provide service to the department, college, and professional organizations; develop an active research agenda that leads to nationally/internationally refereed publications and presentations; pursue and obtain external funding for research; direct graduate/undergraduate research projects.

Our program emphasizes experiential learning and is committed to the practice-to-theory-to-practice model of teaching. Faculty members are expected to have a commitment to inclusive excellence, equity, inclusion, diversity and social justice; a passion for exercise and sport with well-developed understanding of the complexities of the clinical fields; a desire to contribute to a culture of inclusivity and diversity through teaching, scholarship or service; ability to provide leadership in teaching research or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment; a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds; commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background, and; commitment to educating students to become global citizens.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the academic department chair.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or closely-related discipline; must have a pedagogical emphasis in motor behavior. Candidates who are ABD may be considered with expected completion of doctorate within one year from appointment date. Specialization in Motor Behavior (Motor Learning/Motor Control).

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience and evidence of University-level teaching ability to successfully deliver undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in two or more of the following specializations: motor behavior (motor learning/motor control), statistics, research methodology.

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF19058Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantQuick Link for Direct Access to PostingSupplemental Questions

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  1. * What is the highest earned degree that you possess, please include the degree program?

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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita or Resume
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