James Madison University

Faculty Openings

Kinesiology Academic Unit Head


James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for the position of Kinesiology Academic Unit Head.  The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment at the Associate/Full Professor rank with a negotiated teaching component and with the possibility of tenure upon initial appointment given appropriate credentials. Requirements for the position include: (1) an earned doctorate appropriate to the position; (2) strong evidence of a collaborative leadership style; (3) a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in exercise science, physical and health education teacher education, sport/exercise psychology, or related field; (4) a record of scholarship and service, including service to the discipline and/or professional associations; and (5) previous successful academic/professional leadership experience. The successful candidate will be expected to further the department’s educational mission, support and encourage scholarship, foster recruitment and support of high quality students, and promote the department within and beyond the university. The position is listed at: https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1479140341859

Assistant Professor - Exercise Science


The Department of Kinesiology at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank starting in August 2017. The position responsibilities include: i) teaching in the undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science programs, ii) contributing to the research program of the Human Performance Laboratory, and Providing service to the Department and/or University (e.g. by serving on committees at various levels within the university). Review of applications will begin November 7th, 2016. For more information regarding the position, and the application process, see JMU’s electronic application system at https://joblink.jmu.edu (posting # 0407610).