Lecturer, Kinesiology

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Dec 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Arizona State University Lake Havasu campus is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach undergraduate courses in Biomechanics or related topics in Kinesiology beginning August 16, 2018.  This is a non-tenure track teaching position with no research responsibilities.  Duties include teaching (typically 12 credits per semester) and service (approximately 20% of workload).   This is an academic-year (9-month) appointment that is renewable on a year-to-year basis at the discretion of the university.

The ASU Lake Havasu Kinesiology degree is offered through the School of Nutrition & Health Promotion within the College of Health Solutions.

The School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) is dedicated to providing a rigorous, high caliber education for students interested in Nutrition, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Public Health (in partnership with the highly ranked University of Minnesota School of Public Health). The school is committed to the engagement in and the application of research designed to promote health and well-being and to reduce to the risk of chronic diseases across the lifespan and throughout society.

The College of Health Solutions is dedicated to developing the health workforce of the future. We're equipping students to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics.

To learn more about ASU, SNHP, and the College of Health Solutions, and ASU Lake Havasu, visit http://about.asu.edu/,  https://chs.asu.edu, and https://havasu.asu.edu/.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Exercise and Wellness, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field.
  • Demonstrated strong background in movement assessment and biomechanical evaluation stemming from experience in a professional, clinical, or research setting.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of anatomical, mechanical, and mathematical principles related to biomechanics application.

Desired Qualifications

  • PhD in Exercise and Wellness, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field.
  • Demonstrated college/university teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate biomechanics courses
  • Demonstrated experience with preventative biomechanics or biomechanical applications in sports medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience in using an online course management system.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff.

Application Deadline and Procedures

Application deadline is January 15, 2018; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.

Only electronic applications in pdf format will be reviewed.  Applicants must email the following as one PDF document to [email protected].

  • A letter of interest including the name of the position for which you are applying, your qualifications, professional experience, teaching experience, and philosophy of teaching
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Information for 3 professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement and www.asu.edu/titleIX/).