Visiting Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Science
Position Introduction: The Department of Health and Human Performance at Roanoke College invites applicants to fill a nine-month, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Health and Exercise Science. The appointment begins August 2021. The department is located in the Cregger Center, a state-of-the-art facility with exceptional research and classroom space. In 2018, Health and Exercise Science restructured its entire curriculum. It includes a diverse range of core and elective courses that address many professional and post-graduate interests.
Duties and Responsibilities: Expectations include teaching across a broad spectrum of courses in the major and supporting the general education curriculum of the College. Courses in the major will include Motor Control & Learning and Research Methods. In general education, it will include Fitness for Life. Based on expertise, other courses may include Biomechanics, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, or laboratory experiences. Teaching load is seven courses per year, generally divided 3 to 4 or 4 to 3 across semesters. Candidates will have an active research agenda, possess a strong desire to involve undergraduates in research activities, and be willing to support the values and mission of a liberal arts education.
Qualifications: Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field, and evidence of, or the potential for, excellent teaching at the collegiate - level.
Applications: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three professional letters of reference electronically to Ms. Jennifer Crouch at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Matt Rearick, Chairperson, Department of Health and Human Performance at email@example.com or (540) 375 – 2032.
Closing date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To learn more about Roanoke College, please visit http://www.roanoke.edu. Roanoke College is a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia
(https://www.visitroanokeva.com/). A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We also seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are encouraged to address their potential contributions in support of a diverse community in their cover letters. AA/EOE
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