Institution (Location)
Purdue University
Start Date
August 13, 2018
Salary
Competitive
Position Description

The Department
of Health & Kinesiology at Purdue University seeks applicants for a tenure track
position in the area of Sport & Exercise Psychology to begin fall 2018.  A doctoral degree in kinesiology or related
field and evidence of scholarship in the psychology of exercise/physical
activity (broadly defined) or related field is required.  Post-doctoral experience preferred.  An independent line of research with potential
for attracting extramural funding is expected at the assistant level, and
evidence of successful and current extramural funding is expected at the
associate level.  Responsibilities also
include teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, advising graduate
students, and serving on departmental, college, and/or university committees.  There are ample opportunities for
interdisciplinary collaborations within the department, the College of Health
and Human Sciences, and campus-wide emphasis areas (e.g., obesity, cancer,
gerontology, children/adolescents, disease prevention, imaging, engineering).  Professional collaborative opportunities and
pilot funding also exist with the NIH-supported Indiana Clinical and
Translational Sciences Institute (
www.indianactsi.orghttp://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/ismailhttp://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), the Cooperative Extension Programs
of Health and Human Sciences (
http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/extensionhttp://www.purdue.edu/research/centers-institutes-cores/list.php).

The
Department of Health & Kinesiology is one of nine units in the College of
Health & Human Sciences and is home to over 650 undergraduate students and 40
graduate students.  Purdue is
consistently ranked among the leading research institutions in the country and
has the second largest international student population among U.S. public
universities.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

 A doctoral degree in kinesiology or related
field and evidence of scholarship in the psychology of exercise/physical
activity (broadly defined) or related field is required.  Post-doctoral experience preferred.  An independent line of research with potential
for attracting extramural funding is expected at the assistant level, and
evidence of successful and current extramural funding is expected at the
associate level.

How to Apply

Applicants
should submit a curriculum vitae; a letter of interest describing future
research plans, funding record, and teaching interests; up to three
representative papers; and have three letters of reference electronically sent
to: H. N. Zelaznik, Ph.D., Chair of the Health and Kinesiology Exercise
Psychology Search Committee c/o Ms. Michelle Scott (
[email protected]), Purdue University, 800 W. Stadium Ave., West Lafayette, IN, 47907.  Position is open until filled; review of
applications will commence no earlier than November 14, 2017.

A background
check is required for employment in this position.

Applicants
with experience working in diverse settings are strongly encouraged to
apply. 

Purdue
University’s Department of Health & Kinesiology is committed to advancing
diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction,
and engagement.  Candidates should
address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their
past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to
promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue
University is an EOE/AA employer.  All
individuals, including minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities,
and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Phone
765-494-3178

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