Visiting Assistant Professor, Human Performance
|Salary Range:||Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications, experience on the Visiting Assistant Professor salary scale.|
|Benefits:||Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, generous 403b contribution and tuition remission benefits.|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Linfield College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Performance to begin July 1, 2014. |
Linfield College is a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution with 2600 students across three campuses. The main campus, chartered in 1858, is located in McMinnville, Oregon; Linfield’s Portland campus houses the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing; and the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) offers online degree and certificate programs. Linfield is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
Linfield’s outstanding academic programs emphasize small class sizes, a strong core curriculum in the liberal arts, pre-professional programs linking theory with practice, and a rich set of opportunities for experiential learning and study abroad. Linfield’s campus life includes a proud history of excellence in NCAA Division III competition by our student-athletes. Among Linfield’s long-term institutional goals are commitments to integrated teaching and learning; global and multicultural education; and environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
Advantages of joining the faculty at Linfield College include centralized professional development funding, partial moving assistance, and generous employer retirement contributions. Linfield College is a member of HERC (the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium), which provides assistance with spouse/partner job searches. Linfield College is committed to student and faculty diversity.
|Duties:||• Teach nutrition, applied exercise physiology, exercise prescription and testing, and human physiology, as well as concomitant labs, or other courses as determined by department chair.|
• Engage in scholarly activity as appropriate, including student-faculty collaborative research.
• Provide leadership within the HHPA department.
|Qualifications:||• Master’s degree in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, Human Performance, or related field required; Ph.D. preferred.|
• Primary expertise in teaching nutrition and exercise physiology; secondary expertise in related areas.
• Background in human performance with nutrition, exercise physiology, human physiology, and human anatomy preferred.
• Experience teaching, supervising, and preparing exercise physiology and human physiology laboratories.
• Evidence of successful college/university level teaching experience and work in the field preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to produce scholarly work through publication, presentations and/or service preferred; preferably student-faculty collaborative research.
• Student oriented and collegial.
• Commitment to liberal arts education.
In addition to the online application, attach a letter of application; résumé or curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and transcripts of college/university work may be required prior to on-campus interview.
Review of applications begins immediately; applications received on or before March 17, 2014 will receive full consideration.
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