Clinical Instructor in Exercise Science

University of Central Arkansas
Arkansas, United States
$45,000.00 - $50,000.00
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) invites applicants for a 9-month Clinical Instructor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. The university is committed to creating a culture that embraces diversity and welcomes all people. The successful candidate will teach 27 credit hours per academic year (fall-spring). Responsibilities are assigned by the department chair in teaching courses considered to be in areas of need and may also include advising undergraduate students. The successful candidate will also provide service to the department, college, and university. Salary is commensurate with the teaching load.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a master’s degree in exercise physiology, exercise science, kinesiology, or related field.
  • Candidates will possess the ability to teach and develop undergraduate courses related to exercise physiology, fitness assessments, and exercise programming for a variety of populations.


Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years teaching experience in higher education.
  • Experience with advising and mentoring undergraduate students.


About the Department and University

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science ( home to more than 700 students with diverse backgrounds. The department offers undergraduate degrees in exercise science and physical education, and graduate degrees in athletic training, exercise science, and sport management. The department values inclusive pedagogy and the UCA Center for Teaching Excellence ( is an available resource to assist faculty to thrive professionally and personally.


The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.


Community: Located 30 minutes from Little Rock, Conway is also home to two private colleges, a public-school system ranked among the state’s best, and a strong K-12 parochial school. Real estate in this dynamic “City of Colleges” is moderately priced and taxes are low.    


Application Instructions

A complete application will contain a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts, and letters of recommendation/contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted electronically at (position # F0332020).

For full consideration, a complete application should be submitted by February 12, 2021. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021.

Questions can be directed to Steve Tucker, PhD, ATC, Chair and Professor, at 501-450-5702 or   


AVID: UCA dedicates itself to Academic Vitality, Integrity, and Diversity