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Position: Assistant Professor of Allied Health/Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Institution: Otterbein University
Department: Health & Sport Sciences
Location: Westerville, Ohio, United States
Duties: Teach undergraduate level Allied Health and Exercise Science/Health Promotion courses in a traditional, hybrid or blended pedagogical manner – primarily courses that are dedicated to movement science, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. Work with students and community partners to develop off-campus Advanced Clinical Practicum sites required for all students; develop each student’s undergraduate advising plan; advise undergraduate research projects with focus on refereed output; and create new knowledge through appropriate research
Requirements: Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in an Allied Health or Exercise Science profession
   
Text: HR Posting_Asst Prof Allied Health_final (002).docx 7/12/2017 School of Professional Studies DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SPORT SCIENCES Assistant Professor of Allied Health/ Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Tenure Track QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in an Allied Health or Exercise Science profession. Three (3) to five (5) year’s experience teaching, managing and/or practicing in the Allied Health field (physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.) or Exercise Science field preferred. Knowledge of the extensive Allied Health field and areas for employment and graduate school opportunities. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in teaching undergraduates is desired. The ideal candidate must possess superior communication, leadership and organizational skills, and an ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse communities and cultures. This is a tenure-track position with commensurate expectations for teaching, scholarship and service. Program Administration and recruiting skills are also preferred to ensure growth in the Allied Health and Exercise Science and Health Promotion programs. STARTING DATE: August 2018 RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate level Allied Health and Exercise Science/Health Promotion courses in a traditional, hybrid or blended pedagogical manner- primarily courses that are dedicated to movement science, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. Work with students and community partners to develop off-campus Advanced Clinical Practicum sites required for all students; develop each student’s undergraduate advising plan; advise undergraduate research projects with focus on refereed output; and create new knowledge through appropriate research. Candidates should have an interest in curricular development, advising students and developing relationships with multiple off-site clinics to provide students with an ideal educational experience. The candidate will work closely with both the Allied Health and Exercise Science and Health Promotion programs to advance the goals and mission of both areas. DEPARTMENT: The Department of Health and Sport Sciences has ten (10) full-time faculty, five (5) part-time faculty, and eight (8) adjunct academic teaching staff. Our mission is to “prepare students to become competent, self-directed professionals through sound curricular programming, dedicated faculty, and appropriate facilities and equipment.” To learn more about the Department of Health and Sport Sciences please visit our website at http://www.otterbein.edu/public/Academics/Departments/HealthandSportSciences.aspx . HR Posting_Asst Prof Allied Health_final (002).docx 7/12/2017 OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY Otterbein University is a private university nationally-recognized for its intentional blending of liberal arts and professional studies through its renowned Integrative Studies curriculum and its commitments to experiential learning and community engagement. Otterbein’s commitment to opportunity started with its founding in 1847 as one of the nation’s first universities to welcome women and persons of color to its community of teachers and learners. Otterbein remains committed to its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its spirit of inclusion, and to extending its legacy of recruiting a heterogeneous faculty, student body, and staff; to fostering a climate that doesn’t just accommodate differences, but engages with them; and to providing rich opportunities for learning from those differences. Otterbein is a recipient of the 2015 Carnegie Community Service Classification; a finalist for the 2014 President’s Award for Economic Opportunity Community Service; and has been honored With Distinction by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list’s inception in 2006. It stands in its category’s top 10 percent in U.S. News & World Report’s guide to “America’s Best Colleges.” Otterbein’s student population includes 2,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors; seven master’s programs; and a doctorate in nursing practice (DNP). In addition, Otterbein is home to The Point — a science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) innovation center — which is a one-of-a-kind resource that combines academics with the business and manufacturing needs of our community. WHERE: Otterbein University is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus that has been ranked the fifth friendliest town in America by Forbes and Nextdoor.com in 2012 and 15th on Money Magazine’s 2009 list of Best Places to Live. Westerville has a population of approximately 36,000 people and combines the beauty and convenience of a medium-sized community with the cultural, educational, and economic benefits of Columbus, the state capital; a thriving and diverse metropolitan area of 1.4 million people. Central Ohio is the fastest growing area in the state with stability provided by a diversified economy. To learn more about Otterbein, visit www.otterbein.edu. APPLICATION: To apply, send letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Barbara Schaffner, Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Otterbein University, One South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081. Applicants should also request that three (3) current letters of reference be sent directly to Dean Schaffner, separate from the initial application packet. Email submissions to academicjobs@otterbein.edu. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2017. Finalists for the position will be asked to submit official transcripts for their highest degree earned. To learn more about the School of Professional Studies, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/Professional Studies. . Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination. To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities. However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. HR Posting_Asst Prof Allied Health_final (002).docx 7/12/2017 Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to: Scott Fitzgerald Director of Human Resources 614.823.1130 sfitzgerald@otterbein.edu
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