Assistant Professor of the Practice, Health and Exercise Science

Job description

Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-19
Req: R0002733
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Job Description Summary

The Department of Health & Exercise Science (HES) at Wake Forest University invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor of the Practice. The position includes teaching the Lifestyle and Health courses to undergraduate students, advising students, and service within the department and across the college. The HES department has approximately 140 undergraduate majors and 14 Teaching Assistant Masters-level students. The department, including faculty and staff offices and teaching rooms, is housed in Worrell Professional Center. Additional information about the department can be found at The start date for this position is July 1, 2021.

Job Description:

Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Health Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or Public Health required. College level teaching experience in areas related to wellness, exercise science, nutrition, or health promotion is desired. Must have expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

Additional Job Description

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.

Application procedures: Applicants should submit the following materials as ONE PDF via the University hiring system at 1) curriculum vita; 2) a letter of application including brief descriptions of teaching and other relevant experiences; and 3) a statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be emailed to If access to the internet is a challenge, materials can be sent to the following address:

Gary Miller, PhD

Chair, Search Committee

Department of Health & Exercise Science

P.O. Box 7868

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7868

Phone: 336-758-1901

Fax: 336-758-4680


To assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 15th, 2021. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Gary Miller at Questions about the application and document submission process may be directed to

Time Type Requirement

Full time

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 seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
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