Visiting Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of Health and Exercise is seeking applications for a one year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning July 2018 to teach human physiology/exercise physiology. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. A doctorate in exercise science or a closely related area is preferred, but a candidate with a master’s degree and teaching experience in exercise science will be considered. The department has 10 tenure-track faculty, 4 teaching professionals, and numerous research staff. The Health and Exercise Science Department has approximately 150 undergraduate and 18 graduate students.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities, and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With about 5,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

Interested applicants should apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. At least three signed confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin by February 15th, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position.

Questions about the application process may be addressed to [email protected].

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States






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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/20/2018
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