Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 29, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Recruitment #:           

Review Date:               Immediate review | Open until filled | Anticipated start 9/16/2021

Department:                Health & Exercise Science

Salary Range:              Salary information and schedule can be found in Article 16 of WOUFT CBA


Western Oregon University’s offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.


Department / Job Summary:

The Division of Health & Exercise Science invites applications for full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Exercise Science. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, student-centered, and collegial division with 10 other tenure-track faculty and several non-tenure track faculty.


Western Oregon University is on the quarter system, and the teaching load is three courses per term. The primary teaching assignment will include instruction in kinesiology, biomechanics, motor behavior, advanced topics in biomechanics, advanced topics in motor behavior, and foundations of exercise science. Engaging in high-impact educational practice, regular exercise science-related scholarship, and providing meaningful service to the division, university, and profession is expected.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate (Ph.D.) in exercise science, kinesiology, movement science or closely related field is required (ABD considered if degree requirements are completed prior to September 16, 2021)
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of successful teaching and scholarship.


Contact Information:

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jeff Armstrong, Search Committee Chair, at 503-838-8999 or


For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8631 or

Application Instructions:

You may submit all materials online at


Required Application materials (PDF preferred):  

  1. WOU Employment Application form available here
  2. Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community.
  3. Resume
  4. Contact information for three references
  5. Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned


As an alternative, you may submit application materials to:

F2101, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.

We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments.

Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.