San Diego State University: Assistant Professor of Physical Activity Behavioral Health

Institution (Location)
School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University
Position Description

The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences (ENS) at San Diego State University is searching for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track faculty member in the area of physical activity behavioral science. This position will be at the Assistant Professor rank and will begin August 2024.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)


  • An earned academic doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) in Kinesiology, Physical Activity Behavioral Science, Public Health, Exercise Science, or related field


  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Research expertise including (but not limited to):
    • Physical activity-related health behavior change mechanisms, interventions, and outcomes (e.g., physical and mental health)
    • Community-based physical activity research
    • Physical activity in youth and/or diverse and underserved populations
    • mHealth (including digital data capture through ecological momentary assessment, wearables, digital health)
How to Apply

Candidates should apply via Interfolio: Please include a teaching philosophy statement (1 pg), research statement (2 pg), and diversity statement (1 pg). Please include your curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation. Review of materials will begin on September 15, 2023.



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