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Assistant/Associate Professor, Educator, Health Sciences Program, College of Allied Health Sciences

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is searching for a fulltime faculty educator who will contribute to the department’s teaching, service, and research missions. This is a 9-Month per year educator position with rank commensurate with education and experience. The ideal start date is August 2022 but may be negotiable.

The Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Science

The Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences (RENS) is one of the academic units in the College of Allied Health Sciences. Our department offers graduate degrees in Master of Athletic Training, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Nutrition Sciences. Our undergraduate Health Sciences program offers the degree of BS in Health Science with an emphasis in the concentrations of Pre-AT, Pre-Med, Pre-OT, Pre-PA, Pre-Pharm, Pre-PT and online completer programs in pre-OT and Health Sciences. The department is housed in the brand-new Health Sciences Building located on the UC Medical Campus. Our Health Sciences program prides ourselves in having diverse faculty expertise allowing for both a clinical and applied performance background within our undergraduate curriculum.

Essential Functions

  • The responsibilities of this position are teaching and service to the Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences (RENS) and College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS).
  • The primary teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate Health Sciences program as assigned by the Program Director or Department Chair.
  • Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, course instruction, course development, participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities, participation in program committee work, including program evaluation and accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by Department Chair or Program Director.
  • Position requirements will be consistent with faculty evaluative criteria and the missions of the University, College, and Department.

Minimum Requirements

  • Clinical doctorate (e.g. DPT, DAT, OTD) or an earned non-clinical terminal degree (e.g. PhD, EdD).
  • Demonstration of college level teaching.
  • An equivalent of more than 2 years of relevant full-time work-related experience.
  • Teaching expertise in a Health Sciences related area (e.g. biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, motor control, research methods).
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems.
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through.
  • Ability to work independently Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to assist with a variety of tasks as assigned by Department Chair or Program Director.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • PhD in kinesiology/biomechanics or related Health Sciences field.
  • An equivalent of 4 or more years of relevant full-time work-related experience.
  • Demonstration of 2 years of full-time college level teaching experience.
  • Teaching expertise in Biomechanics and Kinesiology.
  • Ability to teach a broad range of the undergraduate Health Sciences courses (e.g. biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, motor control, research methods).
  • Experience mentoring student projects (e.g. research, capstone).
  • Experience in online teaching instruction.
  • Credentialing through nationally recognized certifications such as ACSM and NSCA.

Application Process

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the position.
  • Current CV.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy,.
  • A list of at least three professional references with contact information.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 85229


Assistant/Associate Professor, Educator, Health Sciences Program, College of Allied Health Sciences

Date:  Jun 9, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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