Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development
Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science


The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University’ College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor in Exercise Science (Log #22-082). In addition to a large and diverse Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in exercise science program, the department offers a Master of Science (M.S) in exercise science and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in kinesiology (with concentrations in exercise physiology, psychology of physical activity, and biomechanics and physical rehabilitation).


About Georgia State University

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About the College of Education & Human Development

Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development is committed to high quality instruction and high impact research to a student population that reflects the diverse composition of our state and nation. The college offers undergraduate, graduate and non-degree programs for professionals in education, human development and health-related fields. For more information, visit


Position Responsibilities

The Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science is a non-tenure track faculty position with primary workload responsibilities in teaching (80%) and service (20%). The typical teaching load for clinical faculty is four (three-unit) courses per semester. Clinical faculty are eligible for promotion within the Georgia State University system.


 Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teaching courses and labs in the B.S. exercise science program
  • Teaching and supervising pre-exercise science courses and labs required for application to the B.S. exercise science program (see Area F: Courses appropriate for the major)
  • Managing the B.S. exercise science application process
  • Serving the department, college, university, community and profession


Essential Qualifications

Applicants must have:

  • An earned master’s in exercise science, exercise physiology, kinesiology or a closely related field by the time of appointment
  • A demonstrated record of teaching excellence, especially in the areas of human anatomy and physiology, physical activity and fitness, exercise physiology and other exercise science major courses
  • A commitment to working within a community of many different socioeconomic backgrounds, racial and ethnic backgrounds, national origins, religious backgrounds, gender and gender identities, sexual orientations, persons with disabilities and those with current or past military service


Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the essential qualifications above, preferred qualifications include:

  • Previous university or college-level teaching experience, including online or distance learning
  • Evidence of curriculum development, including online course development
  • Experience in student mentoring, advising and supervising (e.g. internships, practicums, service learning, student organizations, etc.)
  • Certification (ACSM, NSCA, etc.)
  • Evidence of service to university, community and profession


Application Process

Applications should be submitted via email to with “Exercise Science Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor (Log #22-082) Application” in the subject line.


A complete application packet should include the following in a single PDF file:

  • Letter of application addressing the specified essential and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (may include video of teaching, samples of teaching materials, student and/or peer evaluations, examples of curriculum development, etc.)
  • Unofficial transcript of highest degree earned


In addition, three (3) current letters of recommendations are required to complete the application. Recommendation letters may be included in the application document or sent directly to the search committee at the email address above with “Recommendation Letter – Applicant’s Name” in the subject line.


Inquiries should be directed to Chair, Exercise Science Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor Search Committee at or 404-413-8050. Additional information:


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, submit all materials by April 25, 2021. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. The expected start date is August 16, 2021.


As a university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in exercise science.


Georgia State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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