Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.Position Title:
Assistant Professor of Exercise ScienceDoes this position require driving?:
NoJob Summary/Basic Function:
Capacity to teach a range of graduate courses in the Athletic Training and Exercise Science Programs. Teach courses in the CAATE-accredited Professional athletic training program as well as in the Department of Health Professions that is determined by expertise and availability. Be involved in professional service to the university, department, community, and profession. The Department of Allied Health Professions seeks to fill the position of Associate – full professor for its Athletic Training and Exercise Science Program. Candidate will also assist in student recruitment for the department, preform program evaluation, student advising and other assignments directed by the Department Chair or the Program Director. This is a full time 10-month benefited teaching position. Because Liberty University is a strong Evangelical Christian university, all faculty members are yearly contracted. Liberty University is a non-tenure granting University.Minimum Qualifications:
Successful candidate must have an earned doctorate degree (PhD, EdD) in athletic training, exercise science or related field. Evidence of successful teaching at the university level. Evidence of scholarly activity. Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing and Eligible to obtain Virginia Athletic Training Licensure. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a positive working relationship within Liberty University, the Department of Health Professions and medical community. NSCA and/or ACSM certified is desirable. Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university, which only employs faculty who can demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to its evangelical Christian purpose.Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum of Two years of collegiate-level teaching experience, preferably in an accredited graduate and/or undergraduate accredited athletic training program is desired. Experience teaching a variety of Athletic Training related courses. Record of high quality athletic training teaching. Established independent research agenda and record of quality publications in peer-reviewed journals
Record of student research mentoring. NSCA and/or ACSM certified is desirable.
Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university, which only employs faculty who can demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to its evangelical Christian purpose.