Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

Job description

Kinesiology & Health:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach a variety of exercise science lecture and lab courses including, but not limited to: 1) Physical Activity and Health; 2) Exercise Physiology; and 3) Exercise Testing and Prescription.  Summer teaching opportunities may be available.  While not required, opportunities to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research are available.   Additional duties may include academic advising for undergraduate and graduate students; and other duties as assigned by the department chair.


Require:  PhD in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field by date of appointment (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor).  Master’s by appointment data (for appointment as Instructor). 



For this position, Miami University will not sponsor applicants for H-1B work status. 



Desire: Competitive applicants will also have experience teaching exercise science labs, and be familiar with the use of equipment associated with metabolic systems (e.g. Parvo Medics); body composition assessment (e.g. skinfold, air plethysmography, bioelectrical impedance analyzers); and clinical exercise testing (e.g., electrocardiogram, treadmills, cycle ergometers).  Experience working with multicultural and/or diverse populations is also desired.



Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to  Inquiries may be directed to Kyle Timmerman at [email protected]  Screening of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  


Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 4/11/2017
Application Due: 6/10/2017
Work Type: