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Faculty and Academic Associates - Movement Sciences

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Downtown: College of Health Solutions

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Open Date

Apr 23, 2024

Description

The Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions (CHS) Movement Sciences undergraduate and graduate programs seeks part-time Faculty Associates and Academic Associates to teach courses or provide instructional related support for the Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 semesters for both in-person and on-line courses. Through coursework and research opportunities, our degree programs in Movement Sciences provide students with a well-rounded understanding of all aspects of human movement. The programs seeking to fill positions include Kinesiology, Clinical Exercise Science, Sports Science and Performance Programming, Clinical Exercise Physiology, and Strength and Conditioning.

These positions are part-time, non-benefits eligible, semester to semester contracts based on the dates of the sessions/courses assigned. Subsequent semester assignments may be offered at the discretion of the college and university based on teaching performance, student course evaluations, and course availability and enrollment.

Responsibilities for the faculty associate positions include:

  • Course instruction (in-person, synchronous, and/or asynchronous)
  • Demonstration of movements, exercises, and exercise routines with a full spectrum of exercise equipment (e.g., free weights, selectorized machines, resistance bands, body weight/calisthenics)
  • Demonstration and use of equipment common in sport science and fitness facilities (examples - velocity tracking, force measurement, motion analysis, etc.)
  • Course management through our Learning Management System (LMS) - Canvas, and other instructional technologies used in the course
  • Grading of course assessments
  • Virtual, in-person, and/or asynchronous student support “outside of the classroom” as needed and appropriate
  • Development of new course materials
  • Reporting of student performance issues through Academic Status Reports
  • Posting of students’ final grades
  • Communication as necessary with the course lead and program director regarding course or student-related issues

Responsibilities for the academic associate positions include supporting the instructor with the following:

  • Course instruction
  • Course management through our Learning Management System (LMS) - Canvas, and other instructional technologies used in the course
  • Grading of course assessments
  • Virtual, in-person, and/or asynchronous student support “outside of the classroom” as needed and appropriate
  • Development of new course materials
  • Reporting of student performance issues through Academic Status Reports

At ASU and the College of Health Solutions, we work to maximize opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. We value and encourage inclusive excellence as outlined in our ASU Charter, and strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students — which we believe is critical to our success as a community. All individuals who can strengthen our academic community are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

About the College of Health Solutions

The College of Health Solutions is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice to improve health outcomes through education, research, and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business, and application of diagnostics. Our research programs encompass basic science, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science, and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, our faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. We are highly collaborative, transparent, and team-oriented. Our innovative organizational structure includes translational teams that move science from labs into communities with evidence-based interventions that make a difference, as well as affinity networks where teams of people work together to improve methodologies and processes. All of our programs, in and out of the classroom, are designed with the goal of improving the health of people and communities.

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU #1 in the U.S. for innovation for nine years in a row. ASU has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, a major milestone in its enterprise wide commitment to increase the diversity of its student body. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising multiple differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves 144,800 students across all campuses and on-line as of the Fall 2023 semester. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

For more information about ASU, College of Health Solutions, and the Movement Sciences programs, visit http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu/degree-programs/movement-science.

Qualifications

Faculty Associate Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in a related field
  • Experience teaching or related professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively with diverse students, colleagues, and staff in a multicultural environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience teaching courses in higher education
  • Experience using online learning platforms for course instruction
  • Experience managing course(s) at the undergraduate or graduate level, including development of course content, lectures, assessments
  • Advanced certification in the area of instruction (CSCS for strength and conditioning related coursework or ACSM-EP or ACSM-CEP for clinical coursework)

Academic Associate Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field
  • Experience supporting course instruction including grading, in-person or virtual instructional support, and developing course materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively with diverse students, colleagues, and staff in a multicultural environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching assistant experience at the undergraduate or graduate levels
  • Student mentoring experience
  • Experience managing course(s) at the undergraduate or graduate level, including development of course content, lectures, assessments
  • Advanced certification in the area of instruction (CSCS for strength and conditioning related coursework or ACSM-EP or ACSM-CEP for clinical coursework)

Application Instructions

The initial application deadline is May 31, 2024, but applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis through the beginning of the Spring 2025 semester.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A letter of interest including the name of the position for which you are applying, and your relevant qualifications and experience. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the name of the document (eg. Your Name, Academic Associate Letter of Interest).
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number).

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Edward Truong at Edward.Truong@asu.edu.