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Assistant Professor for Exercise Science - Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track

Loyola University Chicago
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

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Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology
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Assistant Professor for Exercise Science - Full-Time, Non-tenure Track

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Assistant Professor for Exercise Science - Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track

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Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

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Non-Tenure Track Exercise Science Faculty

The Department of Applied Health Sciences, in the Parkinson School of Health Science and Public Health (PSHSPH) invites applications for one full-time 9 month, non-tenure track Assistant Professors in Exercise Science. The full-time non-tenure track appointment will begin August 2023 and includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

Exercise Science students are part of a multi-disciplinary School of Health Sciences and Public Health that involves clinical and non-clinical programs in Public Health, Health Care Administration, Dietetics and Exercise Science. Students receive a transformative education in the Jesuit Catholic tradition, preparing leaders in the health professions to enhance the health of persons, communities, and the larger global environment through the discovery, application, and dissemination of knowledge; and service with others.

We are currently seeking one faculty for our growing Exercise Science program. This position is a 9-month faculty appointment. Principle responsibilities include teaching, scholarly productivity, advising graduate students, and working collaboratively with faculty and administration in strategic growth and development of the Exercise Science program. We invite applicants to join our dynamic and inter-professional environment focused on excellence in teaching, research and service. Ideal candidate qualifications include:

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to work collaboratively within shared research space, and evidence of successful university teaching in exercise science, kinesiology or a related discipline. Communicates research/scholarly work by presentation at local, state and regional conferences. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have research expertise that is in line with or expands upon the expertise of existing faculty in Exercise Science.

Teaching assignments may include the following content areas: anatomy and physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, and EKG interpretation. A background in clinical exercise physiology is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
Inquiries for information can be sent to: Stephanie Wilson,

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants with a defined area of scholarship and demonstrated ability in conducting research will be given preference.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


A PhD in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, or a related field is required.

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A PhD in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, or a related field is required.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
As one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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Working at Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic University and the only one located in Chicago. Shaped by our city and our Jesuit traditions, Loyola University Chicago offers students an educational environment unmatched for its diversity of thought and experience.

Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to eleven schools and colleges: Arrupe College, Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.

With three campuses spread throughout the greater Chicago area, students have access to hundreds of cultural institutions as well as thousands of internships and networking opportunities with the city's Fortune 500 companies. Study-abroad programs at our Rome and Beijing Centers provide engagement with the global community and economy.

While rigorous programs of research and study are one hallmark of a Jesuit education, we're not just preparing students for a career, we're preparing them for life. We challenge our students to learn broadly, to think critically, to serve generously, to lead with integrity, to respect diversity. We come from all faiths and ethnic and economic backgrounds, with a common purpose of building a better society.

Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications, and named the University a "best value" in its 2008 rankings.

Our faculty take a person-centered approach to education. They’re not just here to teach students what they know, they’re here to teach them to think critically and creatively and to reach for their own discoveries.

More facts about Loyola University Chicago:

  • Total enrollment: 15,902
  • 80+ undergraduate majors and 80+ minors
  • 140+ graduate, professional, and graduate-level certificate programs
  • More than 4,000 faculty and staff members 
  • 14:1 Undergraduate student/faculty ratio 
  • 150,000 alumni; 85,000 in Chicago 
  • One of only eight percent of all American colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa honor society chapter

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