Kinesiology Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Oct 07, 2022
Apr 06, 2023
Full Time
Kinesiology Tenure-line Faculty position (open rank)George Mason University, Virginia's largest public university, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in the College of Education and Human Development's rapidly growing School of Kinesiology ( Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Mason, a Carnegie Research I institution conveniently located near federal funding agencies in the National Capital Region, is an innovative, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse university focused on research of consequence and impactful teaching and service. The School of Kinesiology offers accredited degree programs in Kinesiology (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. concentration) and Athletic Training (M.S.) comprised of approximately 450 undergraduate and graduate students. School of Kinesiology faculty are known for collaborative research, innovative teaching practices, and community outreach that engage students and support the advancement of science and practice.About the Position:This is an open-rank search for which we seek applicants at all levels, including mid-career and senior scholars whose work aligns with the mission and ongoing research in the Sports Medicine Assessment, Research & Testing (SMART) Laboratory. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in prevention and risk reduction strategies for musculoskeletal/brain injuries among special populations across the lifespan (e.g., aging adults, tactical and pediatric athletes, performing artists); however, candidates with other research interests that complement the SMART Lab are also encouraged to apply ( Responsibilities:Essential responsibilities include dissemination of research in appropriate publication and presentation venues, acquiring external funding to support a research agenda and doctoral students, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise, mentoring student research, and engaging in consequential university and professional service activities.Required Qualifications:Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field;A clearly defined research agenda with potential for (or evidence of) securing external funding in areas such as concussion/brain injury, neuroscience, musculoskeletal injury risk reduction, performance enhancement, public health, and epidemiology across the life span;A record of scholarly and professional publications and presentations commensurate with experience; andTeaching experience at the undergraduate level.Preferred Qualifications:Record of successful external grant submissions;Evidence of supervision of student research projects, theses and/or dissertations;Record of professional involvement in national and international professional associations;Teaching experience at the graduate level; andAbility to provide instruction in areas including, but not limited to, neuroscience, motor learning, grant writing, statistics, and research methods.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F296AZ at; complete and submit the online application. Applicants should submit a current CV, a cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in the position, a concise research statement highlighting accomplishments and future goals, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity, and a list of at least three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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