Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology


Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology




Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of Kinesiology in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences at Jacksonville University invites applicants for a 12-month, tenure-accruing position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology. The Department is seeking a faculty member with expertise in movement science. Ideally, the candidate has: 1) a PhD in Kinesiology, 2) experience in clinical/rehabilitation and/or movement/sport science, 3) experience teaching in the Kinesiology field at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and 4) applied research experience in human performance; however, candidates in other areas of Kinesiology will be considered.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop and teach courses in the Kinesiology undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Advise students at the undergraduate and graduate level, including master’s thesis
  • Develop a solid applied research portfolio in the Kinesiological Sciences with a focus on collaborative and inter-disciplinary research.
  • Establish and supervise clinical/rehabilitation and/or movement/sport science focused internships and independent studies

Special Skills

  • Athletic Training and/or Physical Therapy clinical experience and coordinating skills considered valuable

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings
  • Some off-campus travel required
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Ph.D in Kinesiology (or related field)

Minimum Work Experience

  • Academic teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Kinesiology (or related field)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate coursework in movement science
  • Degrees, certifications, and licensure in Athletic Training

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest emphasizing experience and potential, a CV, JU faculty application, background check authorization, three letters of reference, and unofficial or official transcripts via electronic email to Shannon Gornoski,