Department of Kinesiology - tenure-track position
Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position within the Department of Kinesiology at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin August, 2017, in the area of Exercise Science and Health.
Requirements include a doctoral degree in exercise physiology or related field and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in exercise physiology, anatomy, and health, including courses in their specialty area. They will also teach in Monmouth College's Integrated Studies curriculum. They may contribute to the development of a new interdisciplinary Global Public Health program along with the Department of Psychology and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures as well. A background in health or public health is valued. Expectations include excellence in teaching, student advising, and supervision of student research. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in the general education program.
Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan entitled "Think Anew, Act Anew," the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of the US News ranking for National Liberal Arts Colleges, was just ranked 77 out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.
Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Sean Schumm, Chair of Kinesiology Search, Monmouth College, by email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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