UNC: Two Assistant Professor Faculty Positions in Sport and Exercise Psychology


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Kinesiology
Two Assistant Professor Faculty Positions in Sport and Exercise Psychology

POSITION NUMBERS: (#999051 and #999052)
POSITION: Applications are invited for two Assistant Professor 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty positions in Sport and

Exercise Psychology in the Department of Kinesiology.

START DATE: August 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching, advising and research supervision primarily focused on the psychology of physical activity including physical activity promotion and/or mental health benefits of physical activity. Contributing to our established graduate program in sport and exercise psychology; establishing and maintaining an active line of research, as well as collaborative/interdisciplinary projects; seeking external funding to support research and programs; and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in sport and exercise psychology or related area; demonstrated potential for nationally recognized scholarly research and obtaining external funding; interest and experience teaching in undergraduate and graduate sport and exercise psychology courses.

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Kinesiology Department (http://www.uncg.edu/kin/) has 25 full‐time faculty in the sub-disciplines of Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Behavior, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Community Youth Sport Development, and Pedagogical Kinesiology. The department is one of ten departments or programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/) at UNCG. Faculty have a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and the doctoral program was highly ranked in the most recent (2010, 2015) national rankings of doctoral programs in kinesiology. The department is located in a modern facility with extensive classroom space and an athletic training education laboratory that will be renovated in 2018. The Department of Kinesiology is the 3rd largest department at UNCG serving approximately 800 undergraduates and 150 graduate students. The department offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., and Ph.D. degrees, as well as an online

Ed.D. The School offers support for both research (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/office-of-research/) and instructional technology (http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/oap/sample-page/about-us/).

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of approximately 19,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~275,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter of interest and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references including name, address, e‐mail address, and phone number. References will be contacted automatically to request a letter of recommendation through the on-line system as soon as the application is submitted. Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Jennifer Etnier (jletnier@uncg.edu).

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or age. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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