Clinical Assistant Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 003722
Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College College of Health & Human Svc (Col)
Department Kinesiology
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Kinesiology ( is a dynamic unit with an interdisciplinary focus. It is one of four academic units within the College of Health and Human Services. Our programs include: B.S. in Exercise Science (CAAHEP-accredited); M.S. in Kinesiology consisting of an Applied Physiology and Neuromechanics Concentration (research focus) and a CAAHEP-accredited clinical exercise physiology concentration; B.S. in Athletic Training (CAATE-accredited); B.S. in Respiratory Therapy (pending CoARC accreditation); B.S. in Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (CAAHEP-accredited); and our new M.S. in Respiratory Care (pending CoARC accreditation). Additionally, the Department has faculty affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biology ( and the Ph.D. Program in Health Services Research (

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Kinesiology seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor for its Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) Program. The faculty member will coordinate the NDSS program on the UNC Charlotte campus, working closely with the UNC Chapel Hill program Director; advise NDSS students; serve on the NDSS admissions committee; organize and conduct NDSS student orientations; oversee the NDSS operating budget; coordinate NDSS student internship placements and capstone projects; and teach courses offered within the NDSS program as well as courses within UNC Charlotte B.S. in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) distance education program. Teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pathophysiology in neurological, sleep and related disorders, evidence-based practice, healthcare leadership, and clinical procedures.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

At least a Master’s degree in a discipline related to sleep medicine, health science, education, or other health related field is required. Clinical experience in respiratory therapy, polysomnography, and/or neurodiagnostic technology is desirable.Teaching experience is preferred.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

The RPSGT credential or eligibility to achieve this credential within 2 years of appointment is required. Additional professional certifications such as RRT, R.EEG T., R.EP T., CNIM, R.NCS T. are welcomed but not required.

Special Notes to Applicants

Please attach the following attach the following required documents to your electronic submission:
1) Application letter that summarizes your experience and approach to teaching, including how you may incorporate a commitment to diversity
2) Current curriculum vitae
3) Contact information for at least three references(references will not be contacted until applicants become final candidates)

Screening will begin November 13, 2017. To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Dr. Reuben Howden, Search Committee Chair, at (704) 687-0861 or

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 10/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 11/13/2017
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  2. Unofficial Transcripts