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Assistant Professor (Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts and Sciences
UH Hilo
Date Posted:
October 17, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 21, 2016
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Appointment to begin approximately August 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach courses in Beginning and Advanced Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Physical Therapy and Adapted Physical Education, and Sports Medicine as well as other health related classes; advise students; engage in scholarly activity; seek extramural funding for research; and provide departmental, school, university, and professional service.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Sciences, or related field from an accredited college or university. If related field, strong emphasis in Care & Prevention and Physical Therapy. Documented excellence in teaching in particular undergraduate students, established record in research.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Certification(s) from National Associations. Experience providing students with applied learning experiences. Experience and willingness to teach a wide range of classes throughout the three tracks within KES: (1) Kinesiology & Exercise Track, (2) Sports Medicine and Therapy Track, and (3) Health Promotion Track. Experience working in multi-cultural settings, and with Native Hawaiian and/or other Indigenous populations; active research program in exercise sciences; experience in grant writing and grant management.

To Apply:
Submit the following materials via email: a curriculum vitae; a letter specifying the position number for which you are applying and how you meet Minimum and Desirable Qualifications; transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however original official transcripts will be required prior to employment); contact information (including email) and three (3) current letters of reference. Finalists will be asked to provide a reference who is a current or former employer. All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawai?i at Hilo. Failure to submit electronic copies of all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Application Address:
  1. Dr. Harald Barkhoff;

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