The Department of Human Movement Science, Exercise Program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan invites applications for a Special Instructor to begin August 15, 2020. The key responsibilities are: development, management, and assessment of student internship and practicum experiences; engaging community partner coordination; maintaining relevancy with professional practices and trends; providing students with professional career guidance; teaching in an area of academic expertise; and contributing to university and community service. Qualifications include a minimum attainment of a master’s degree completed by August 15, 2020, as well as relevant experience with clinical, fitness and/or wellness centers.Strong interpersonal and communication skills are needed to work effectively managing the internship and practicum site experiences. Applicants with experience in clinical settings, experience in academic settings, and/or who hold an ACSM certification are especially encouraged to apply. The expertise of the candidate to support and extend the current exercise science faculty will be considered to determine teaching responsibilities
Minimum requirements are a masters degree in exercise science or related field and experience in clinical, fitness and/or wellness centers.
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Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. A public institution, we engage more than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region.Oakland provides a distinct educational experience with flexible class schedules and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners. Located in the heart of Oakland County's Automation Alley, the university has forged hundreds of partnerships with hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, cities, government agencies and educational institutions.
The university was established in 1957 through a generous donation from founders Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson. They contributed their historic estate and $2 million to Michigan State University to establish a satellite school, named Michigan State University – Oakland.
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