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Adjunct Faculty for Biomechanics - Fall 2024

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY, US

Job Details

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty for Biomechanics                          

Reports To: Associate Professor of Biology

Status:  Contract, Part-Time     


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Instruct an undergraduate level Biomechanics course for students in the Exercise Science Program for the Fall Semester 2024, meeting for 6 hours per week from August 26th – December 13th.  Three hours per week of lecture, 3 hours of lab. The lecture meets from 11:15 A.M. to 12:10 P.M. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  The instructor will be responsible for:Developing a syllabus for the course, using an Institutional Syllabus Template designed for in – person instruction.Lectures and assessment (homework, quizzes and exams), as they pertain to outcomes established by the program.Grading the assessment material and posting grades into our on-line course management system in a timely manner. The Laboratory portion of the class meets on Tuesdays from 12:45 P.M. – 3:45 P.M. The instructor will be responsible for:Developing appropriate laboratory exercises to meet the needs of an undergraduate understanding in Biomechanics.Developing assessment exercises for the lab activities. Grading the assessment material and posting grades into our on-line course management system in a timely manner. Requirements 

A graduate degree in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or a related field.Demonstrated experience within the field of Biomechanics.Experience teaching Biomechanics at an undergraduate level is a plus. 

Additional Materials and Procedure

Letter summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position.Official transcripts from all graduate-level institutions at which the candidate studied and/or from which the candidate obtained a degree.Current curriculum vitae that includes evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, as well as courses developed and/or taught.Two letters of professional reference.Compensation

$800 - $1040 per credit (contract) hour

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 5/24/2024.

Questions about this position can be forwarded to, Associate Professor of Biology – Division of Natural Sciences Program for the School of Art, Sciences, and Education. 

For information about Mount Saint Mary College, please visit   

Mount Saint Mary College is an independent liberal arts college located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City, with a strong focus on preparing students for lifelong service.  The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty and staff.   Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate in its employment, operations, programs, and services on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.






Mount Saint Mary College was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report, and is on the federal President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1960, the Mount has been an academic presence here in Newburgh since 1883. The college's roots in education, and in the training of educators, go even further back to the 14th century and Saint Dominic.

We offer our students an affordable liberal arts education with 50 academic programs and 3 graduate degree programs. Our strong programs in business, education, the health professions, media arts and the social sciences are linked to high career growth fields. Mount students excel in their chosen fields by selecting internships and study abroad experiences that add dimension and value to their education.

Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany. The Mount is in Newburgh in Orange County, New York, on a beautiful campus that overlooks the western banks of the Hudson River. It's less than a mile from the intersection of the New York State Thruway and Interstate 84, and just a few blocks from entrance to the Newburgh side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge. The Mount is also easily accessible by plane, with Stewart Airport just minutes from campus. The Mid-Hudson Valley offers a scope of unparalleled natural beauty in a landscape of mountains, river and forest. Hiking, biking, walking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and our park activities offer so many ways to explore the natural environment.

Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,700+ students representing over 16 states and several countries. 1,800 are traditional undergraduate students.

Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree, plus an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in education, business, and nursing.

Faculty. Students learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our Student/Faculty Ratio is 17 students:1 faculty member.

Average Class Size. 21 students

Freshman Class Size. Approximately 450 students

Athletic teams. The Mount offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field, and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.

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