Tenure-Track Faculty
Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology

The University of Oklahoma, College of Arts and Sciences is excited about growing the Department of Health and Exercise to accommodate an increasing student demand and to broaden the research scope that is in line with the overall mission of the University. We encourage creative, innovative, dynamic individuals who would like to be part of a strong team committed to both teaching and research to apply for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Exercise Physiology beginning Fall, 2017.

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is an interdisciplinary program, and one of the largest in the College of Arts and Sciences and nationally ranked among the best programs in the country by the National Academy of Kinesiology. The program focuses on Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion and integrates the biological, physiological, medical, and behavioral sciences as they relate to physiological responses to exercise and other aspects of human health. Our faculty balance teaching (45%), research (45%), and service (10%).

Required Expectations:
Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in Exercise Physiology or related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. Applicants must also have a record of published research or demonstrate research potential, the ability to collaborate within the department and across the university, and the ability to teach and develop both undergraduate and graduate courses related to Exercise Physiology.

Preferred Expectations:
Applicants should be able to teach Exercise Physiology courses (BS/MS/PhD), such as Exercise Testing and Prescription, Health Fitness: Theory and Application, and Cardiorespiratory Exercise Physiology, with an expected teaching load of 2 courses per semester. Having a planned research agenda in areas such as exercise metabolism (i.e. Diabetes) and/or cardiorespiratory exercise physiology (i.e., COPD, CAD) that can be applied to a wide spectrum of populations, such as minorities and across the age spectrum is preferred, however, all areas of expertise will be considered. Ability to obtain external funding to support a research program is preferred.

Faculty that can add to the research mission of the department, and have the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues, staff and students and contribute to the diversity of the faculty and department is also preferred.

Salary:
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information on this or other OU job opportunities, please call (405) 324-1826, or access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu.



Tenure-Track Faculty
Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Promotion

The University of Oklahoma, College of Arts and Sciences is excited about growing the Department of Health and Exercise to accommodate an increasing student demand and to broaden the research scope that is in line with the overall mission of the University. We encourage creative, innovative, dynamic individuals who would like to be part of a strong team committed to both teaching and research to apply for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Health Promotion beginning Fall, 2017.

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is an interdisciplinary program, and one of the largest in the College of Arts and Sciences and nationally ranked among the best programs in the country by the National Academy of Kinesiology. The program focuses on Health Promotion and Exercise Physiology and integrates the biological, physiological, medical, and behavioral sciences as they relate to physiological responses to exercise and other aspects of human health. Our faculty balance teaching (45%), research (45%), and service (10%).

Required Expectations:
Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in Health Promotion/Public Health/Health Education or related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. Applicants must also have a record of published research or demonstrate research potential, the ability to collaborate within the department and across the university, and the ability to teach and develop both undergraduate and graduate courses related to Health Promotion.

Preferred Expectations:
Applicants should be able to teach Health Promotion courses (BS/MS/PhD), such as Lifestyle Intervention, Health Promotion Program Planning, Stress Management, Health Promotion Evaluation, Health Behavior I and II, Social Marketing, and Advanced Measurement and Evaluation in Health Promotion, with an expected teaching load of 2 courses per semester. Having a planned research agenda in areas such as health disparities, physical activity/exercise, tobacco use, diet/nutrition, obesity/weight management, effective communication of health messages, or minority health behaviors related to cancer prevention is preferred, however, all areas of expertise will be considered. Ability to obtain external funding to support a research program is preferred. Faculty that can add to the research mission of the department, and have the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues, staff and students and contribute to the diversity of the faculty and department is also preferred.

Salary:
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information on this or other OU job opportunities, please call (405) 324-1826, or access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu.