Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Arkansas, United States
$60,000.00 - $65,000.00
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Lyon College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor of Exercise Science beginning August 2021. Individuals with specialties in all areas of exercise science are invited to apply.  Special emphasis will be given to individuals with a background in biomechanics, motor learning, and clinical exercise physiology.  A Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or a related field is required; persons who are ABD with a completion date in the very near future will receive full consideration.  Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in health and wellness, fitness assessment, exercise physiology, and advanced courses in the applicant’s area of expertise; the successful candidate will also contribute to the college’s liberal arts core curriculum. The development of a research program involving undergraduates is expected. Additional responsibilities include academic advising and college service. Experience at a small residential liberal arts college as a student or as a faculty member is desirable.  Absent that experience, understanding of the difference between a small college and a university, and the desire to be on the faculty of a small college are important. Lyon College is a USN&WR “top tier” national liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is located in the foothills of the Ozarks in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and convenient town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and the governmental hub for an eight-county area.  The College enrolls approximately 700 students from twenty-five states and eleven foreign countries on its picturesque 136-acre campus.  Entering freshmen have an average HSGPA of 3.6 and an average ACT of 25. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current references to: Rebecca Varela, Human Resources Manager, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to Lyon College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Lyon College visit our website at

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