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LECTURER

Requisition # 74357

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, January 7th, 2022
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Health and Human Physiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Health and Human Physiology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in Health Promotion, Exercise Science, and Health Studies for the academic year 2022-23, beginning August 17, 2022, renewable for a total of three years (2022-2025) and renewable thereafter in three-year increments. Applications are sought from candidates with a demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching in the following areas: physical activity and fitness promotion, nutrition, obesity, and social determinants of health. Duties of this position include didactic teaching, professional development, and service. Applications are sought from candidates with a demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching in the areas of health promotion, exercise science, and health studies.



An earned master’s degree in a related discipline or expected completion date of August 2022 is required.



Date of Appointment: Fall Semester, 2022



Diversity Statement



The department of Health and Human Physiology and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



University and Department



The University of Iowa is one of the nation's premier public research universities with 33,564 students from 114 countries and all 50 states. The Department of Health and Human Physiology (HHP) is a relatively new department formed in 2010 by combining three pre-existing departments (Integrative Physiology, Health and Sport Studies, and Leisure Studies). Since its inception, HHP has observe a 527% increase in undergraduate student enrollment and is now the largest undergraduate program on the University of Iowa campus with over 2100 undergraduate students. The department offers a variety of undergraduate majors: BA in Health Studies, BS in Health Promotion, BS in Exercise Science, BS in Human Physiology, BS in Therapeutic Recreation and a BS in Sport and Recreation Management.



Iowa City, IA



Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area offering cultural and recreational opportunities within its college-town charm. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants, and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small, friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water-related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport. The Iowa City area is often ranked as one of the most livable communities in the nation (Livability.com).

Education Requirement:

Master’s degree in health promotion, kinesiology, health studies, public health, or related field. PhD or ABD (i.e., completion of all required courses and examinations) preferred. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills

  • Previous practical and/or teaching experience in health promotion, kinesiology, or health studies at the collegiate level

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PhD in health promotion, kinesiology, heath studies, public health or related field

  • Previous teaching as a primary instructor at the collegiate level

  • Previous teaching experience in large enrollment courses at the collegiate level

  • Previous supervision of graduate teaching assistants


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Christopher Crawford - christopher-crawford@uiowa.edu
Clas-Clas Administration
Schaeffer Hall
20 East Washington Street
240 SH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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