Instructor, Exercise Science

Jacksonville, FL
Aug 20, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleInstructor, Exercise SciencePosition Number339910Requisition NumberB06949Position TypeFaculty 9-10 MonthsClass CodeTime-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-TimeFaculty Position Sub-TypeRegularLength of Appointment9 monthsInternal Recruitment?NoWorking HoursDepartmentClinical & Applied Movement SciencesOrganizationBROOKS COLLEGE OF HEALTH DivisionAcademic Affairs - DIVCollegeBrooks College of HealthApproved Hiring Salary RangeSalary NegotiablePay BasisAnnuallyEOD

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate Exercise Science Program. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to mentor students, participate in university, community, and professional service, and provide exceptional instruction associated with student learning success. Summer assignments are subject to the faculty collective bargaining agreement.

UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.

Essential Duties

Job Function

The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate Exercise Science Program. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to mentor students, participate in university, community, and professional service, and provide exceptional instruction associated with student learning success.

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Marginal FunctionsRequired QualificationsFaculty Position Required Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have an earned Master’s degree in Exercise Science (or related field) from a regionally accredited institution prior to the starting date.

Departmental Requirements

Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in exercise physiology laboratory methods, physical fitness assessment, functional anatomy, medical terminology, and strength and conditioning. American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and other related certifications as well as experience working with diverse active populations are preferred.

UNF is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

Background Check: This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification


Machines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date08/03/2020Job Posting Date08/19/2019Application Review Date09/04/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationJulia Mitchell 620-2841Hiring OfficialCurt LoxLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

You must include three Professional References when creating your application including their name, telephone number, and email address to be considered for the position.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Julia Mitchell at (904) 620-2841 or at [email protected] Applications accepted until the position is filled. Initial review of applications will begin on September 4, 2019.

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    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
    Optional Documents