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Adjunct pool for Exercise Sciences and Kinesiology

North Central College
Naperville, IL

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

Job Details

Posting Number:


Position Title:

Adjunct pool for Exercise Sciences and Kinesiology


School of Education and Health Sciences


Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:


Faculty Status:

Per Course Part-time Faculty

Supervisor Title:

Chair Kinesiology


Per Course Part-time Faculty

Tenure Track:


Position Summary:

The Kinesiology Department at North Central College invites applications for adjunct instructors during the 2024-2025 academic year. The successful candidate will teach one or two undergraduate courses per semester. Delivery of undergraduate courses is in-person. Adjunct instructors are required to deliver course content consistent with learning outcomes, contribute to the creation of assignments and other assessments, evaluate and grade student work, and be available for office hours to support student success.

These appointments are on a course-by-course basis. This posting is continuous to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets our programmatic needs at any time, you may be contacted to discuss teaching opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.

Faculty Associate (adjunct) positions are hired on one semester, renewable contracts with loads that do not exceed 8 credit hours; one course per semester is the norm. The standard undergraduate course is 4-credit hours (though other course types exist) and the standard graduate course is 3-credit hours each. The position is a non-benefits eligible, fixed-term appointment with no tenure eligibility. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in a related discipline or a concentration in the discipline at the time of appointment. All degrees must be from an accredited institution. A terminal degree is preferred.

Desired Qualifications
• Prior higher education teaching experience preferred
• CSCS, ACSM-CEP, or other health and fitness certification
• Experience with technology/course management systems (e.g. Canvas)
• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

The review of applications will occur as the School has needs for a particular course. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. This pool recruitment will be live throughout the academic year, and the School may or may not hire from it, depending on course needs. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies:


EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.


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