Department of Kinesiology
College of Health Professions
The Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Exercise Science to begin August, 2013.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A benefits package is included.
Research doctoral degree in Exercise Science or a closely related discipline is required. Active involvement in National Strength and Conditioning Association is strongly preferred. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank, and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2014. The candidate should have the ability to assist students seeking certification as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, and to
teach a range of courses in Exercise Science including strength and conditioning and biomechanics. Experience in college teaching is highly desirable.
Provide quality instruction primarily in a variety of undergraduate courses and perform research within the emphasis area. The successful candidate will also
assist with curriculum development, student recruitment, student advising, will seek external funding, provide service to the Department, College, University,
profession, and community.
The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Health Professions, has more than 1200 undergraduate majors in Physical Education/ Teacher Education,
Athletic Training, Sport Management, and Exercise Science. Towson University, one of the sixteen campuses of the University of Maryland System and the second
largest public university in the State of Maryland, is a comprehensive university offering Baccalaureate and Master’s degree programs.
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health
sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The university places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such
activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area's largest university
and Maryland's Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University
to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate
and graduate students in more than 100 undergraduate majors, master’s programs and doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking
campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment
for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please send a letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of three current references to:
Dr. Nicolas Knuth, Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Telephone: (410) 704-6247
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant date form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for
or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.