Instructor in Kinesiology at Cornell College

Job description

Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach during the 2019-20 academic year.  We seek instructors for one section of Human Anatomy and Physiology and two sections of Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries. 

Courses and term dates are:

KIN 207. Human Systems Physiology and Anatomy I (January 13-February 5, 2020)

Fundamental study of the complementarity of human anatomical structure and physiological function of the integumentary, endocrine, nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, connective tissue and skeletal systems. Special emphasis on development of a mechanistic understanding of organ system function and integrated physiological function across systems to promote homeostatic regulation in the human body. Inclusion of experiential learning through laboratory activities.

KIN 237. Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Section I (November 18- December 18, 2019) and Section II (February 10- March 4, 2020) Prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, taping experience, understanding the principles of athletic training, and first aid and emergency care.

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from nearly all 50 US states and territories, and many foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor. 

We are especially interested in advanced graduate students looking to expand their teaching portfolios by teaching at a liberal arts college.  Candidates must possess at least an MA in Exercise Science or a related field and candidates for the athletic training course must hold their Certification in Athletic Training through the BOC.

Applicants may be considered for 1 course, multiple courses, or all three courses.  Affordable furnished housing may be available upon request.

Please send a cover letter, vita, and statement of teaching philosophy to The committee will review completed applications as they are received and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the Department of Kinesiology, please visit the website at

Any questions can be directed to Dr. Kristin Meyer, Chair, Kinesiology Department at [email protected].

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  Cornell complies with Iowa's smoke free air act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.




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Job No: 1025098
Posted: 3/13/2019
Application Due: 5/12/2019
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