ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE
Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise Science (ESCI) with an anticipated Fall 2021 start date. Responsibilities include a 24-credit per year teaching load focused upon a variety of courses that may include Introduction to Allied Health, Fitness and Wellness Programming, Pharmacology, and Sport and Fitness Nutrition, along with the supervision of ESCI internships and field experiences. This faculty member may also provide instructional support in the program area of sport management. The position duties also include academic advising, assisting with program leadership and curriculum development, committee work, and service to the College.
The successful candidate must have a completed doctorate in a field pertinent to exercise science; ABD will be considered but faculty rank would be at the Instructor level. Professional certification through ACSM and/or NSCA and work experience in an allied health setting is also desired. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong teaching record, innovative ideas for course development and pedagogy, and a willingness to help students apply their work both inside and outside the classroom in creative ways.
To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements of the position with salary expectations, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), and contact information of four professional references electronically to [email protected] .