Department Chairperson & Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004704
Working Title Department Chairperson & Professor
Classification Title Department Chair/ Director
College College of Health & Human Svc (Col)
Department Kinesiology
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 12
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Kinesiology ( consists of approximately 23 faculty serving over 1,000 students in both undergraduate and graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, the Department currently offers BS degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Neurodiagnostic & Sleep Science, and Respiratory Therapy. At the graduate level, the Department currently offers M.S. degrees in Kinesiology and Respiratory Care. A MS degree in Athletic Training is in development. Additionally, the department participates in interdisciplinary PhD programs in both biology and health services research.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

Responsible for the daily operation of the department and the department programs. The Department Chair/ Director will promote excellence in department programs within the University. Chair/ Director responsibilities are classified as professional duties requiring leadership and mentoring of faculty, administrative expertise to include vision, long term and short-term planning, decision-making and coordination of instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

A successful candidate is expected to have a record of successful teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and successful scholarship and grantsmanship, as well as interpersonal and management skills to lead a dynamic and growing department, a commitment to fostering and promoting diversity in the Department’s initiatives, and the ability to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and community partnerships. Prior administrative or academic leadership experience is preferred.

Minimum Experience/Education

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

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or a life sciences related field (including Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Athletic Training) and be eligible for appointment as Professor.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Please 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)
To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Dr. George Rent of Rent Consulting Group, LLC, 704-366-2388 or
Review of applicants will begin after February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
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 12/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 02/01/2018
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. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership