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Full Time Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Rowan University NJ

Dear Colleague,

I wanted to share this with you and ask that you share it with anyone who might be a good candidate:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Health & Exercise Science

School of Health Professions

Department of Health and Exercise Science

The Department of Health and Exercise Science invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Promotion and Wellness Management starting September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will teach courses in Health Promotion and Wellness Management, as well as coordinate the senior internship program. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level is desired.

Candidates are expected to have a strong record of research and be able to successfully compete for external funding. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Department and with those in our medical schools and nursing program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to build an independent research program with the capacity to contribute to one or more of the current research initiatives at the University, such as the NJ Institute for Successful Aging, the CARES (Child Abuse) Institute, the Health and Behavior Integrative Treatments Research Unit (HABIT), and/or the Get FIT program for people with developmental disabilities.

A Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education in Health Promotion, Wellness, or a related field is required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

We are seeking an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people.

The Department of Health and Exercise Science provides a rigorous and enlightening intellectual environment for the professional development, achievement and distinction of leaders in Health and Physical Education, Athletic Training, Nutrition, and Health Promotion and Wellness Management. In Fall 2016, the Department will begin two new academic program offerings, a B.S. in Community Health Advocacy and Education and a B.S. in Human Performance in Clinical Settings.  Several current programs, including Health Promotion and Wellness Management, are nationally accredited. In addition to offering bachelor’s degrees in each of these areas, the Department also offers master’s degrees in Wellness and Lifestyle Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Athletic Training (beginning Fall 2016), and Health and Physical Education (beginning Fall 2016).

Starting Date:  September 1, 2016

Salary: Competitive

General Information:

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

The application must be submitted through our online application system ( as a single “.pdf” file containing curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf via email directly by references to with subject line “Health Promotion Search.” All complete applications, including letters of recommendation, received by March 7, 2016 will receive full consideration. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Peter Rattigan, Chair of the Department of Health & Exercise Science at

Application Deadline: March 7, 2016

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Date Posted
January 27, 2016
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Glassboro, NJ

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