Faculty position in the Applied Exercise Science program (F598)

Azusa, Los Angeles County / Irwindale, Los Angeles County
Feb 20, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

School/College: Behavioral and Applied Sciences

Department: Exercise & Sport Science

Location: Azusa

Description: Full-time faculty position in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. The qualified individual will teach primarily in the Applied Exercise Science major.

Specialization: Applied Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Human Performance, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Control

Responsibilities: Teach in the undergraduate Applied Exercise Science major. Provide service for the program, department, and university. Participate in research that engages the students and colleagues in the department and school. Possible program development and grant writing opportunities.

Level: Faculty level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: A doctorate in kinesiology/exercise physiology/biomechanics/health promotion or related field is preferred. ABD will be considered. Candidates should have a strong commitment to quality teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate program and have a desire conduct to research in collaboration with students and colleagues in their area of expertise. Professional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine are strongly desired.

Experience: Specific professional expertise and upper division teaching experience must be in the exercise science fields (fitness & exercise prescription, corrective exercise, strength & conditioning, physiology of exercise, etc.). Previous experience teaching at the college/university level with administrative and accreditation experience is preferred.

Workload: Faculty will teach 27 units for a 10-month contract. Clinical practice and supervision units may also be assigned.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Hire Date: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.