TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN KINESIOLOGY https://apply.interfolio.com/70579

The Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) Department in the College of Science at California State Polytechnic University Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020. Candidates with a specialization in movement disability are especially encouraged to apply.

During this hiring cycle, the KHP Department is conducting a search and actively recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty candidate in the area of movement disability.

At Cal Poly Pomona, we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. We demonstrate academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student centered faculty in an evidence-based culture. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives.
The Position: The faculty member will teach discipline specific undergraduate and graduate lecture courses and labs. These areas include: Adapted Physical Education, Motor Behavior, Motor Control, Dimensions of Aging, and Clinical Rehabilitation/Rehabilitation Sciences. They will be expected to develop courses within any of the areas listed above relevant to their expertise. The position requires excellence in teaching, professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to university and community service. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, supervise senior projects and internships, direct graduate theses and projects and serve on thesis and project committees. The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a scholarly research program that will facilitate the acquisition of internal and external funding and enhance graduate student recruitment. Additionally, there will be an emphasis on increasing community networking and collaboration with the on-campus Motor Development Clinic. The candidate is also expected to be active in professional societies and serve on department, college, and university committees.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, research, service, and have experience working in an inclusive environment. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications:
By August 1, 2020, the candidate must:

  • Hold a Doctorate in Kinesiology, or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Demonstrate the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, service, as well as experience working in an inclusive environment
  • Have a strong academic background in movement disability/disability population
  • Demonstrate potential to be effective in college teaching related to movement disability
  • Demonstrate achievements in scholarly research
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Discipline Specific Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • An academic and research background in movement disability/disability population
  • Additional training through experiential learning
  • Potential to obtain internal or external funding to support teaching, research, and/or service

Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:

  • A completed application form; Please, click here for the Application Form;
  • A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that address the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description.
  • A Statement on Student Success about your teaching or other experiences. It should address successes and challenges in working or engaging with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form
  • The names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position
  • A transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists)
  • Three confidential letters of reference
  • Electronic submission of all application must be submitted online via Interfolio at http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/

Deadline: January 10, 2020

Please address inquiries to:

Dr. Eddie Jo, Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 W. Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: (909) 869 5499

KHP website: www.cpp.edu/~kin/

For general questions regarding the position, please email khpsearch@cpp.edu