Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science

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Dr. James Schoffstall

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[email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The assistant/associate professor will be responsible for teaching courses in both the graduate and undergraduate exercise science programs. Faculty will take advantage of teaching moments and opportunities through the use of assigned classroom time, weekly announcements and emails as well as carry out various administrative tasks as assigned by the Program Director, the Department Chair, and/or the Dean. These administrative tasks will include items such as roster verification, reporting items, and timely posting of all grades. Faculty are expected to:

  • Create, modify, and teach material from the approved curriculum (classroom, and lab)
  • Assist students in achieving the completion of objectives and learning outcomes
  • Provide regular and timely feedback to students
  • Participate in school retention and recruitment
  • Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process
  • Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies
  • Participate in regional, national, and professional accreditation activities and uphold standards
  • Foster a Christian worldview among students and faculty
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

· Must have doctorate in exercise physiology or similar degree· Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills · Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills · Proficiency in MS Office · Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level· Demonstrated strengths in planning, conducting, and disseminating research

Preferred Qualifications:

Hold or the ability to obtain certification in the following areas:o National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialisto M.O.R.R. Training Systemo American College of Sports Medicine: Exercise Physiologist

Work Hours:

10 month contract

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Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please make sure letters of recommendations have wet or electronic signatures. Pastoral letters need to be written on church’s letterhead. Please send official college transcripts to Charmaine Davis, [email protected].



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