Tenure Track Faculty - Exercise Physiology (Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology)

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Exercise Physiology (Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology)
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Kinesiology & Health Science
Hiring Department Summary

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is housed within the College of Health and Human Services. The Kinesiology program offers a Bachelor of Science degree with two concentrations of study in Exercise Science and Physical Education, a Master of Science with two concentrations of study (Exercise Science and Movement Studies), and a Personal Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Certificate. Two minor programs, Coaching and Supplementary Authorization in Physical Education, are also available.

Essential Duties

- Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Exercise Physiology, Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology or other courses in the Exercise Science program.
- Supervise master’s theses.
- Advise students.
- Develop a successful research and scholarly record.
- Serve on Department, College and University committees.
- Be active in community service relevant to teaching and research.
- Work as a cooperative member of the faculty.

Required Qualifications

- PhD in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August 2018.
- A strong academic background necessary to teach undergraduate and graduate Exercise Physiology and Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology courses (Applied/Clinical/Theoretical)
- Record of scholarship in Exercise Physiology or Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology.

Preferred Qualifications

-Postdoctoral experience in Molecular Skeletal Muscle Physiology with a scholarship record of exercise on molecular skeletal muscle physiology. Scholarly focus must include the effects of exercise on skeletal muscle adaptive response and one or more of the following areas: mitochondrial biogenesis, molecular basis for skeletal muscle hypertrophy, skeletal muscle signaling, muscle metabolism, human performance/ disease prevention/ rehabilitation/ & aging.
- A record of effective undergraduate and graduate level university teaching experience.
- A record of peer reviewed publications and external grants.
- Experience working with diverse student populations.
- Ability to work with graduate students through thesis supervision.
- Knowledge of assessment/accreditation (ACSM) of exercise science programs

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0037P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 01/23/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants


Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

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Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents