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Interim Chair & Associate or Full Professor

Miami University
Oxford, OH
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Job no: 502525
Department: Kinesiology, Nutrition, & Health
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:
Interim Chair & Associate or Full Professor
Job Summary:
Interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health to serve as a visionary, collaborative, and creative leader and part of the leadership team of the College of Education, Health and Society. The interim chair is responsible for the planning and administration of a department consisting of approximately 20 faculty and a number of assigned staff. Appointment will start July, 2024.
Responsibilities of the chair include, but are not limited to:

-Providing visionary leadership to advance a culture of collaboration, transparency, and excellence in line with College's goals and the University's strategic plan.

-Enhancing social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusive excellence among faculty, staff, and students in the department.

-Managing and developing the financial, human, and facility resources necessary to accomplish the mission of the department.

-Working with faculty to enhance and expand the academic portfolio of the department at the undergraduate and graduate level.

-Supporting and promoting faculty and student research, including growing the department's external funding profile.

-Promoting efforts to improve recruitment and retain students, faculty, and staff.
Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. [or doctorate] in related field within the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health. Awarded tenure at Miami with a current appointment as Full/Associate Professor in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health. Established record of teaching, research and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief letter of interest that addresses the applicant's leadership philosophy and ability to accomplish position requirements, through research, teaching, and/or service. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Nazan Bautista at
Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University's diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University's mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act: Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560. As part of the University's commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
Benefit Eligible:
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 22 Nov 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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