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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 06/25/2018
Assistant Professor Health and Human Performance

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Health and Human Performance or related area. Develop and maintain a scholarly research agenda, mentor and guide undergraduate and graduate student research in an area of expertise, and seek external grants and contracts to support line of research. Having a planned research agenda in areas that align with the program's existing strengths is preferred; however, all areas of expertise will be considered. Existing strengths within the department include neuromuscular physiology, motor control of human movement, sport and exercise nutrition, nutritional supplementation, and aging. Provide service in the School, College, University and Community; participate actively in professional organizations; through teaching, research and service promote improvement in the lives of people in the community and state. Other duties may be assigned by the School Head.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D./Ed.D. in Exercise Physiology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, or a related field. Successful history of teaching in a higher education setting; strong evidence of research or other scholarly activity; and evidence of involvement in professional service. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with faculty experience, an existing research agenda, demonstrated ability to mentor students, demonstrated ability to seek external funds, ability to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in diverse academic programs, and demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills which promote collegiality and collaboration. Applicants engaged in interdisciplinary work and who can foster scholarly connections among current department faculty and the university will be especially competitive. Applicants who are interested in helping to coordinate the undergraduate Applied Exercise Science major will also be competitive. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate consistency with the land grant mission of the University through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach that promotes human and economic development in the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world. Strong candidates will enhance the research and grant portfolio of the department, be committed to quality teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and value service to the community.

For consideration of your application materials, you should apply through the University’s website at A letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, two sample publications and three professional references will be required. Transcripts can be scanned and attached or mailed to Dr. Doug Smith, 199A Colvin Center, Stillwater, OK 74078. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)