Tenure Track Position in Exercise Physiology
The Physical Education program within the College of Education at the University of Maine at Presque Isle invites application for a nine-month, tenure-track position in Exercise Physiology to begin September 2015. We are seeking faculty who are attracted to teaching exercise science courses with undergraduate research interests. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in Exercise Physiology to students in Physical Education Teaching, Athletic Training and Fitness & Wellness. Undergraduate research opportunities are available using the state of the art exercise physiology lab which includes VACUMED – Mini-CPX gas analysis system, VACUMED – custom treadmill model 13610 (8’x 15’), Monark stationary bicycles – 824E and 828E, Lactate monitors – Lactate Pro and video camera for movement analysis. Additional teaching opportunities exist such as Motor Learning, Biomechanics Measurement and Evaluation.
Qualifications: A Doctorate in Exercise Physiology is preferred (ABD considered). Preference will be given to individuals who can teach aquatic and/or winter activities and/or other activity classes. Evidence of the use of service learning, proficiency-based assessments or other high impact practices of interest.
Benefits: The University offers and excellent benefits package, including: health/accident/life insurance, Retirement, Social Security, Tuition Waiver, free use of fitness facility.
Located in Maine’s beautiful North Country with accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle has long been recognized as the leader in the preparation of Physical Education teachers throughout the state and the region. The University of Maine at Presque Isle is one of the first public universities to embrace proficiency based education in all general education and major programs. The selected candidate will be expected to utilize this approach.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.