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Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology/Exercise Science

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology/Exercise Science

Effective Date

August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in kinesiology, exercise science, or related field with a specialization in exercise physiology.
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018.
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching in exercise physiology and related courses.
  • Demonstrated potential for research, scholarly, and creative activities.
  • A working knowledge of equipment, computer hardware, software, and instructional technologies used in exercise physiology laboratories.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in exercise physiology at both the undergraduate and graduate level at a four-year college.
  • Ability to teach applied courses in exercise physiology and strength and conditioning.
  • Additional teaching experience at the undergraduate level in at least one of the following areas: motor learning, measurement and statistics, biomechanics, strength and conditioning and/or fitness.
  • Evidence of a current research agenda in exercise physiology.
  • Record of grant writing/support and collaboration in completing research, scholarly and creative activities.
  • Experience in the exercise physiology laboratory including equipment procurement, maintenance, inventory control, and supervising graduate assistants and teaching associates.
  • Certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS, CPT) or American College of Sports Medicine (RCEP, CES or other).



Teach undergraduate and graduate exercise physiology courses as well as other kinesiology courses as assigned; apply for external funding to support research and instruction; assist with management of the Physiology of Exercise and Sport (PEXS) laboratory; collaborate with kinesiology faculty in research, scholarly and creative activities; serve on master's thesis and comprehensive examination committees; advise undergraduate and graduate exercise science students; participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Evan E. Schick, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Kinesiology

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4901

(562) 985-4051 or

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin October 16, 2017

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.