The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS) at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology within the Department of Sport Sciences. CPASS serves approximately 1,100 students across 14 degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Our mission focuses on conducting and disseminating high quality research, preparing students to be leaders and innovators in their fields, and enhancing the quality of life for the residents of our state through outreach efforts. The Department of Sport Sciences consists of degree programs in Sport and Exercise Psychology (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) as well as Sport Management (B.S., M.S.) and Athletic Training (B.S., M.S.). We are looking for a highly qualified individual who can contribute to this mission by working with other faculty, learners, and community partners in a dynamic and collaborative scholarly environment.
Appointment: Negotiable start date of either January 2019 or August 2019. This position is promotable and tenurable, and has an annual nine-month appointment. Additional summer teaching opportunities available.
The specific responsibilities for the position include:
Maintain a systematic line of scholarship that leads to publications in the sport and exercise psychology field
Acquire funding to support research agenda
Teach six credits of undergraduate and graduate sport and exercise psychology courses each semester
Mentor undergraduate and graduate sport and exercise psychology students, and provide service to the respective programs
Serve on appropriate University and College-wide committees
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.