Assistant Professor of Applied Exercise Physiology
The Department of Exercise Science at California Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Applied Exercise Physiology to begin August 2018. Our campus has recently become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and we are looking for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and success in working in diverse, multi-cultural and multi-racial communities. Cal Lutheran encourages applicants from any or no religious affiliation, and advocates for justice and fairness for all people. Cal Lutheran is an accredited, private, comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. The campus is located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, and is home to more than 2,800 undergraduate and 1,250 graduate students who come from 35 countries and represent a variety of faiths. 45.2% of Cal Lutheran students are from underrepresented groups, and 34% of freshmen are first generation students.
Cal Lutheran is an accredited, private, comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. Cal Lutheran has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Cal Lutheran encourages applicants from all faiths, and advocates for justice and fairness for all people. The campus is located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
The Department of Exercise Science has four full time faculty members and offers a B.S. in the academic areas of Health Professions, Human Performance and Physical Education. The Department of Exercise Science has exceptional facilities for engaging students in the process of discovery, including state of the art Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics laboratories and plans for a new joint sciences building that will increase dedicated research space and foster interdisciplinary collaboration. We are especially interested in candidates who have expertise in working with students of color and can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and service. Information about the department can be found at http://www.callutheran.edu/academics/majors/exercise-science/
We look forward to reading your application! Please apply on-line at https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/
Make sure to include the following with your application:
1) Cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications of the position and are prepared to support the mission of Cal Lutheran and its new designation as an HSI.
2) Curriculum vitae (CV)/ resume.
3) Teaching philosophy, specifically addressing how your teaching adapts to the needs of under-represented ethnic minority students and first generation college students.
4) Statement of your research, specifically addressing how you plan to mentor student, particularly those from under-represented backgrounds.