Tenure-line Assistant Professor
The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-line position within Health Sciences at the assistant professor level. Ideal candidates will have a record of successful teaching and be able to expand the Health Sciences programs’ current course offerings. This faculty member will have a primary responsibility of delivering a course in kinesiology with a laboratory as well as contributing to other courses in the Kinesiology and Health Promotion major. Ideally, the courses would support other health and public health programs of study as well.
Illinois Wesleyan is a nationally ranked, small, private, undergraduate liberal arts university with highly selective admission criteria and a tradition of teaching excellence. Scholarly productivity is supported including collaborative research with faculty and students. The University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions.
Consistent with the University's mission that emphasizes integration of liberal arts and professional education, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences strives for excellence in undergraduate education by preparing students with not only a strong theoretical foundation in their field, but by also providing opportunities for interdisciplinary coursework and experiences. Graduates are known for their leadership potential. Curricular initiatives include emphases on health promotion, health disparities, and social justice.
The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training or a closely related field. The candidate must have a strong academic background in the field of Kinesiology, evidence of teaching excellence as well as a commitment to university service and appropriate scholarship. Those nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will be considered with the expectation that they will complete their degree by August 1, 2023.