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Postdoctoral Scholar
East Carolina University in Greenville, South Carolina
Date Posted 05/26/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details
Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Number PDS-KINE-05-22
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH Kinesiology
Department Homepage https://hhp.ecu.edu/kine/
Advertising Department KINESIOLOGY
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Working Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $54,840
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholars
Job Category Postdoctoral Scholars
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Kinesiology offers seven academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our academic programs include a BS in Exercise Physiology, BS in Health Fitness Specialist, BS in Physical Education, BS in Sports Studies, MAEd in Physical Education, MS in Kinesiology and a PhD in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science. All of our programs are fully accredited.
Job Duties
The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for managing the Multi-institution APA Mentorship Consortium (MAMC) funded by US Department of Education and independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of adapted physical activity. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of MAMC including but not limited to (a) collect, prepare and submit scholar data, (b) collect and prepare progress reports, and other reports required by funding agency, © organize enrichment program (e.g. online seminar, summer institute, exchange program), (d) manage online platform to disseminate the activities of MAMC, (e) communicate with all subcontract institutions, (f) assist faculty for mentoring doctoral scholars supported by this project, (f) initiate independent research, (g) collaborate and support research projects within MAMC, and (h) provide instruction if needed.
The purposes of MAMC are training highly qualified leaders in adapted physical activity to train pre-service physical education teachers and related service professionals to appropriately educate youth with disabilities in public school and increasing research capacity in Adapted Physical Activity. The post-doctoral scholar is expected to play a significant role of the purposes of this project.
Approximately 70% of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted to management of the Multi­-institution APA Mentorship Consortium.
Approximately 30 % of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted engaged in independent and collaborative research within the MAMC.
Minimum Education/Experience
English Proficiency, excellent written and oral communication skills, PhD in Adapted Physical Activity or related field.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
License or Certification Required by the Department
Special Instructions to Applicant
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references. Appointments are typically for a one-year period. Five years (typically five appointments of one year) is typically the maximum total period that any individual may serve as a Scholar. The University, in its sole discretion has the option to renew or extend any appointment, subject to the availability of funds, past performance evaluations and/or any other lawful reasons. For other information on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, please visit our website at: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/
Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 05/25/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 06/01/2022
Rank Level Not Applicable
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/51792
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu .
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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