Saint Joseph's College
Maine, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine invites applications for a full-time (9-month) faculty position in Health and Wellness Promotion to begin August 2021. Faculty rank and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate will be able to provide leadership for the Health and Wellness Promotion program and teach courses in the Health and Wellness Promotion curriculum, with a focus on high quality teaching and student engagement. Potential courses to be taught include Personal Health, Community Health, Social and Cultural Issues in Health, Community Nutrition, Disease Prevention, Methods of Teaching Health, Stress Management, Human Sexuality, Substance Use and Misuse, Health Promotion Programs, Fitness and Wellness Coaching. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to academic advising, service to the college, assisting in the supervision of off campus and on campus internships, and scholarship.


The Department of Sport and Exercise Science at Saint Joseph’s College offers Bachelors of Science degrees in Health and Wellness Promotion, Exercise Science, Sport Management, and Physical Education. A Pre-Occupational Therapy track is offered under the Health and Wellness Promotion major. 



    A master’s degree is required, a doctoral degree is preferred

    Experience in the health and wellness field is required 

    Experience in teaching at the college level is desired 

    Ability to teach in other disciplines within the Sport and Exercise Science department is desired

    Applicants that have completed their doctoral requirements will be considered for a tenure track position


About Saint Joseph’s College  


Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College.    


Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students.  


In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions on campus and within local, regional, and global communities.    


In addition, Saint Joseph's College provides certificates and undergraduate and advanced degrees for thousands more working adults who reside throughout the United States and in more than 20 other countries through an online learning program. Learn more at  


Review of applications will begin immediately. Please complete our online application here: Please include your resume and cover letter, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.    


Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer.    


Specific questions may be emailed to: or call 207-893-7757.  

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