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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clinical Exercise Physiology
University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted Sep. 21, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clinical Exercise Physiology
University University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department School of Education - Health and Human Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date September 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Education & Kinesiology

University of Pittsburgh
School of Education
Assistant, Associate, or Full Tenure-Stream Position
Clinical Exercise Physiology

Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the tenure-stream

Appointment: Eight-month, full-time (in the tenure-stream) appointment; starting Fall 2022

Description: The Department of Health and Human Development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education seeks a colleague in the area of clinical exercise physiology who will complement and extend our research community, help lead efforts towards revitalizing and growing our Master’s program, provide cutting-edge instruction to students, and contribute to the development of excellence in professional training for clinical application. Our department blends health promotion, wellness, and exercise physiology with applied developmental science and evidence-based practices to address 21st-century problems in diverse regional, national, and global real-world contexts. Many of our faculty members focus on training exercise scientists in clinical exercise physiology and health promotion and providing wellness programming for the University and the surrounding community. We offer multiple degrees including: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Masters of Science (M.S.), Education Doctorate (Ed.D.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

This hire would be charged with oversight of our Clinical Exercise Physiology MS program and assist with clinical practicum coordination. Specifically, this candidate would be expected to work with an existing team of experts in the field to help develop courses with the goal of seeking accreditation and strengthen our department’s clinical focus in exercise physiology. The candidate is expected to collaborate with colleagues to assess and pose solutions to growing our practicum experiences as well establish supportive and innovative programming through community-based partnerships in this important area. This position, contributing to teaching, research, and engagement needs, speaks to a School-wide mission/vision "to ignite learning, pursue and produce knowledge, and advance educational excellence." The successful candidate will have a commitment to equity and justice, and be eager to pursue partnerships with clinical settings, communities, and other organizations which translate and advance research-practice partnerships and community-engagement.

1. Ph.D. in exercise physiology with a clinical focus or related field
2. Record of scholarly work in clinical exercise physiology including, but not limited to, special populations such as pediatric, senior, or cardiometabolic or chronic disease patients.
3. Demonstrated excellence in (or promise of) university-level teaching in clinical exercise physiology and/or exercise science, as well as advisement and mentoring of students;
4. Record of peer-reviewed publication and success with (or promise of) external funding for scholarship and/or practice/engagement work.

Salary and Rank
Rank will be commensurate with experience and subject to the University of Pittsburgh promotion and tenure process. Salary will be commensurate with rank.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • One writing sample
  • List of three to six references (References will only be contacted and asked to submit a letter if candidate advances to initial interview round.)

Application Review Process
Full consideration will be given to complete applications submitted by October 24, 2021 to…0&tzname=America%2FNew_York and will continue until position is filled.

For assistance with submission questions, please contact Megan Brennan at
For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Nagle at or Dr. Chris Kline at

  • The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.


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Contact Information

  • Megan Brennan
    School of Education - Dean's Office
    University of Pittsburgh
    230 S. Bouquet Street
    5600 Wwph
    Pittsburgh, PA 15260
  • 412-648-1780


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