Instructor/Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Sioux City, Iowa
Jun 09, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for an instructor or tenure-track assistant professor of Kinesiology and Human Performance to start in the fall of 2017. Rank is dependent on qualifications.

The instructor will teach courses within the undergraduate program of kinesiology and human performance. Representative courses include Foundations of Kinesiology, Stress Management, Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries, and Exercise Physiology, Fitness Testing & Exercise Prescription, Research Methods and Design, Theories of Strength & Conditioning, Structural Kinesiology, and Biomechanics in addition to supervising Practicum and Internship opportunities.  Graduate course instruction may be a possibility dependent on qualifications. Candidates will have earned a minimum of a master’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, or a related field. The candidate will serve as an advisor to students majoring in kinesiology and human performance. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.

We invite applications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to Marilee Thomas, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs at  Further information about these positions may be found at EOE/AA