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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of Exercise Science in Oneonta, New York

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning Fall 2023. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences is housed in the College's School of Education, Human Ecology and Sport Studies. The department offers two B.S. degrees, Exercise Science and Sport Management, and two minors, Sports Management and Athletic Coaching. The department is characterized by a creative and collaborative faculty who foster learning through innovative classrooms, research, and service learning within the classrooms and in the community. All faculty members have a commitment to excellence, equity, inclusion, diversity, and social justice; a passion for exercise and sport; a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds; a commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background; and a commitment to educating students to become global citizens.

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Duties include but not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses related to exercise science (including strength and conditioning, biomechanics, exercise testing and prescription, exercise prescription for special populations, introduction to exercise science, and related courses to meet department needs); advising students; overseeing internships; providing service to the Department, School, and College; and creating a professional research agenda.

Base Salary: $54,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at

Required qualification:

Doctorate in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology, movement science, human performance, DPT, DAT, or related field (ABD considered, doctorate required at time of appointment).

Experience teaching at the university level
Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural populations.

Additional Information:
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Application Instructions:
To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and copies of transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.

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