Assistant Professor - Pediatric Adapted Physical Activity
Wayne State University
October 13, 2018
Essential Functions: Publish scholarly work in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals Secure external funding Teach adapted physical activity and physical education classes Willingness to promote translational research Mentor graduate students Provide service to the University, College, Division, and profession
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Adapted Physical Activity (or related field); Post doctoral training preferred (ABD applicants will not be considered)Evidence of training and expertise in pediatric adapted physical activity across a range of populations and disabling conditionsExpertise in understanding disabling conditions across the pediatric years and tailoring community-based physical activity programs to accommodate these individualsExperience with interdisciplinary research and ability to collaborate across disciplinesStrong focus on infants and children with disabilities and physical activity interventions Record of scholarly publications, national presentations, and external fundingAdditional certifications, endorsements, and credentials in adapted physical activity Experience collaborating and partnering with related non-profit organizations in the areas of program design, implementation, evaluation, and research
Internal Number: 76_205843
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.