Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Hendrix College seeks a qualified applicant in biomechanics and related fields to complement department strengths in physiology and public health. The successful applicant will have competency in biomechanics and be able to teach a variety of courses such as: Structural Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Motor Development, Motor Control, Nutrition, and Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription. Teaching introductory level courses as well as Directed Research on a rotating basis will also be expected.  A Doctorate and post-doctorate experience in biomechanics, structural kinesiology or a related field is preferred.  Qualified ABD candidates will be considered for appointment as instructor.

Application should include a letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation (including the phone numbers and email addresses of the referees), and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work.  Applications from candidates with an interest in participating in the common freshman course and other interdisciplinary programs, and in using instructional technology where appropriate, will be particularly welcome.  Application materials should be sent to: Dr. Allison K. Shutt, Interim Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Avenue, Conway, AR 72032.  The deadline for applications is December 2, 2013.

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college with an endowment of $181 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts.  Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.  Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.  Please visit our website at www.hendrix.edu.