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Assistant Professor (Exercise Science)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Education, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science
Date Posted:
October 19, 2016
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • General or Special funds. Appointment to begin August 2017, contingent upon position clearance and department needs. Selectee is required to complete the COE New Faculty Orientation in the first year, Title IX training, and pass a criminal background check.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes in research design and exercise science (e.g. various topics dealing with exercise physiology or related field, exercise, health and wellness, and anatomy/physiology), including online and/or hybrid delivery and summer session as needed.
  2. Advise and mentor undergraduate Health and Exercise Science majors
  3. Work with graduate students at the Masters and PhD degree levels
  4. Lead in developing, coordinating and managing an exercise physiology lab
  5. Develop and maintain a vigorous scholarly research program that will facilitate acquisition of external funding and enhance graduate student recruitment
  6. Seek and obtain external funding from public and private organizations in support of KRS programs.
  7. Assist in maintaining national program recognitions or accreditation and related reports for program evaluation for KRS programs
  8. Perform service to the department, college, university, and the profession
  9. Other duties as may be required.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate degree with specialization in exercise science/kinesiology or exercise physiology.
  2. Two years of successful teaching experience at the high school and/or college levels.
  3. Experience with field and/or clinical supervision in exercise science, exercise physiology or sport pedagogy.
  4. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills, abilities as indicated.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Previous experience and expertise in 3D motion capture and analysis.
  2. Previous teaching and grant writing experience.
  3. Peer-reviewed publication record in exercise science or pedagogy.
  4. BOC ATC, CSCS, Teaching credential or ACSM certification.

To Apply:
Submit digitally and in hard copy a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of 5 professional references, official transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required prior to completion of hiring), and (if available) reprints of selected scholarly publications to the address below.
  1. Attn: Dr. Nathan Murata
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education
  3. Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science
  4. 1337 Lower Campus Rd., PE/A 231
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Nathan Murata; 808-956-7606;

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