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Instructional Faculty

[C14-044] - Physical Ed & Human Performance: Assistant Professor - Exercise Science & Nutrition

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Sean Walsh
Phone: (860) 832-2164

Job Description


CCSU’s Department of Physical Education & Human Performance is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor beginning August 2014. The successful candidate will engage in the preparation of exercise science and athletic training majors. The candidate should document a commitment to teaching excellence, knowledge of instructional technology, assessment and sensitivity to teaching diverse populations. CCSU faculty is expected to contribute to the mission of the university, as well as the department, engage in scholarship, service and student advisement. Teaching responsibilities may include, but not limited to the following courses: Human Nutrition, Implementation & Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs, and Leadership in Group Exercise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in exercise science emphasis or closely related field;
  • One year college teaching experience in human nutrition and other exercise science related courses;
  • Record of presentations, publications, research, and/or community engagement; and,
  • Commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in any of the following: Registered Dietitian (RD), Sports Dietetics Certification (CSSD), National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), and American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist (ACSM-HFS).

The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration applications must be received by February 1, 2014. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on Apply Now button and submit the following in a single file and in the order given below:

  • Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Names of three professional references including their mail and email addresses, and phone numbers; and,
  • Unofficial transcripts.

Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) from any documents submitted. No emails or hard copies will be accepted. For more information, contact Sean Walsh, Search Committee Chair, at (860) 832-2164 or