Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.
School/College: Behavioral and Applied Sciences
Department: Exercise & Sport Science
Description: Full-time faculty position in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. The qualified individual will teach primarily in the Applied Exercise Science major.
Specialization: Applied Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Human Performance, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Control
Responsibilities: Teach in the undergraduate Applied Exercise Science major. Provide service for the program, department, and university. Participate in research that engages the students and colleagues in the department and school. Possible program development and grant writing opportunities.
Level: Faculty level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: A doctorate in kinesiology/exercise physiology/biomechanics/health promotion or related field is preferred. ABD will be considered. Candidates should have a strong commitment to quality teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate program and have a desire conduct to research in collaboration with students and colleagues in their area of expertise. Professional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine are strongly desired.
Experience: Specific professional expertise and upper division teaching experience must be in the exercise science fields (fitness & exercise prescription, corrective exercise, strength & conditioning, physiology of exercise, etc.). Previous experience teaching at the college/university level with administrative and accreditation experience is preferred.
Workload: Faculty will teach 27 units for a 10-month contract. Clinical practice and supervision units may also be assigned.
- Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
- Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
- Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Hire Date: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.