Fellow in Exercise Physiology or Strength/Conditioning

Department: Health and Movement Sciences
Rank:  Fellow
Specialization:  Exercise Physiology or Strength/Conditioning

Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus-wide commitment to social justice. SCSU is an innovative, student-centric university, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston.

The Department of Health and Movement Sciences invites applications for a 10-month full time fellowship position serving as a faculty member within the Department of Health and Movement Sciences. Fellows will be hired for a 2-year appointment at the Assistant Professor rank and salary level. The position will include a reduced credit load and opportunities for professional development with teaching, research and service.

As a broad and diverse department, Health and Movement Sciences is committed to educating and developing leaders and practitioners in the areas of athletic training, exercise science, health science, human performance, physical education, respiratory care, and school health education to benefit the public at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our department has recently undergone several revisions to meet professional standards and to enhance the education experience for its students. Part of this revision is the development of  accelerated BS to MS programs in the Exercise Sciences which include Applied and Clinical Exercise Physiology and Sport/Exercise Performance. All of these programs maintain national accreditation and are housed in our new 94,000 square foot Health and Human Services Building that includes state-of-the-art laboratories for exercise physiology, biomechanics, physical activity, metabolism & health behavior, cardiovascular physiology and athletic training.

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will be teaching within the university’s undergraduate Exercise and Sport Science (ESS) and the graduate Exercise Science (EXS) programs and courses assigned by the Chairperson of the Department of Health and Movement Sciences in consultation with the ESS and EXS Program Coordinators. This includes teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of exercise physiology, strength and conditioning and/or other areas to support the department and program mission. Additional responsibilities will include: engaging in scholarly activity through publications, presentations, grant writing and/or research; providing professional service to the department, school, university and profession; and advising undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate or ABD in exercise science, kinesiology, movement science or related discipline; 
  • Ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university.

Application Process

  • Cover letter expressing interests, experiences, accomplishments, and strengths related to the position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Statement of teaching and leadership philosophy (including your ability to work effectively with diverse populations)
  • Names and contact information (Phone and email) for three references.

Please submit the above materials electronically to the attention of the Search Committee Chair at: moring1@southernct.edu. Review of applications will take place January 20th. The position will remain open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.