Assistant or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 313204 - Meridian Division of Education
Location: Meridian Campus - Meridian, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2018

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching and advisement; supervision of clinical experience; coordination of the kinesiology program; conducting research; and providing outreach and service. Faculty work closely with professionals in local clinical settings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or a closely related field with a specialty in Clinical Exercise Physiology; demonstration of excellence in teaching, research, and/or service (Associate Professor) or demonstration of potential for excellence in these areas (Assistant Professor). ABD's will be considered if the degree will be completed by August 15, 2018. Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a clinical setting; experience in an administrative/leadership role.

Instructions for Applying:

To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online at A letter of interest and curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact information of three references must also be submitted. Official transcripts of degrees earned and three letters of recommendation should be sent by mail to:

Lindon Ratliff
Search Committee Chair
Mississippi State University-Meridian
1000 Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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