Assistant Professor in Exercise Science

Job description

Category:: Faculty Positions
Department:: Health Fitness and Sport
Locations:: Springfield, OH
Posted:: Dec 19, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 1-82017-50193

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The department of Health, Fitness and Sport at Wittenberg University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. This is a full-time, tenure-track position, depending upon candidate's qualifications and experience, beginning August, 2019. Applicants should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and specialization in exercise science, including exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, exercise for special populations, biomechanics, motor learning, strength and conditioning, care and prevention, and related areas. The successful candidate will work with department members to further develop the exercise science program as well as contribute to other programs within the HFS department. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate college-level teaching effectiveness, show expertise in the fields mentioned above, and a exhibit a commitment to a liberal arts education.


A Ph.D. in a related field is required; ABD doctoral candidates will be considered with completion of degree by August, 2019. Desired certifications include: ACSM Exercise Physiologist, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, or Certified Athletic Trainer.

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set-up an account and apply through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Complete applications should also include three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be on letterhead and emailed as PDF's (preferred) to [email protected] or mailed directly to Dr. Steven Dawson, Professor and Chair HFS, Wittenberg University, PO Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process please contact the Wittenberg Human Resources department at 937.327.7517.




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Posted: 12/27/2018
Application Due: 3/14/2019
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