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Instructional Faculty

[C14-047] - Physical Ed & Human Performance: Assistant/Associate Professor - Biomechanics Or Kinesiology

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Peter Morano
Phone: (860) 832-2609

Job Description



CCSU’s Department of Physical Education & Human Performance is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank beginning August 2014. The successful candidate will engage in the preparation of students majoring in Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and Physical Education. 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 include, but are not limited to: anatomy & physiology, and undergraduate and graduate biomechanics. Candidates will also instruct hands-on laboratory sessions that include, but are not limited to, Biopac, PhysioEx, MaxTraq 2D/3D and Dartfish as well as original labs developed for the courses.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in exercise science or closely related field with an emphasis in biomechanics or kinesiology;
  • One year of college teaching experience in biomechanics or anatomy & physiology;
  • Experience teaching laboratory sections of biomechanics or kinesiology;
  • Record of presentations, publications, research, and/or community engagement; and,
  • Commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Biopac, PhysioEx, and/or other related anatomy & physiology software and laboratory equipment Experience with MaxTraq 2D/3D, Dartfish and/or other related software for movement analysis as well as video camera equipment; and,
  • Certifications in one of the following: Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification (NATABOC-ATC); National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS); or, 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 and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following in a single file and in the order given below:


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

Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) from any documents submitted. No hard or emailed copies will be accepted. For more information, contact Peter Morano, Search Committee Chair, at (860) 832-2609 or



CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.