Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, on the Marion, Indiana campus starting fall 2018, pending funding. The successful candidate will combine teaching with scholarly endeavors. Applicants should show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan-Arminian theology, and commitments to liberal learning and the integration of Christian faith in teaching and practice. Applicants with diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives are especially encouraged to apply.
- Earned doctorate in Exercise Science, or related field. (ABD or candidates with Master’s degrees may be considered)
- Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job responsibilities include teaching exercise science courses at all undergraduate levels as well as student mentoring, curriculum development, academic advising, overseeing student internships, and assisting in the development of undergraduate research projects. Potential courses to be taught include Fitness Assessment, Exercise Prescription, Principles of Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition for Health and Fitness, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology and Concepts of Health and Wellness. The Division of Health and Human Performance offers majors in Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, Recreation and Camp Administration, Sports Management, Athletic Training, and Sports Ministry as well as minors in Coach and Health Promotion and Wellness. The Division has 8 full time faculty and over 240 majors.
According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.
As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.
Applications are currently being accepted and will continue until the position is filled.