Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance (tenure track)

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Duties of the position include: teaching courses in HHP (4/4 load); advising HHP students; contributing to the programmatic oversight of the HHP programs including program, internship and career development; actively serving the college and surrounding community and conducting scholarly work related to the field of HHP within the framework of the Boyer model of scholarship. Opportunity to teach in an online Master’s in coaching program.

Minimum qualifications include:

  1. Ph.D. in related field
  2. Experience and demonstrated success in teaching at the undergraduate level.
  3. Commitment to mentoring and advising undergraduate students
  4. Experience working in the HHP field
  5. Ability to teach a variety of courses and content areas such as exercise assessment and testing, motor learning, activity exercise classes, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, organization and administration in sport, athletic injuries, athletic/health coaching, and/or health and wellness.


Preferred qualifications:

  1. Experience teaching online graduate courses.
  2. CPR, Personal Training, Group Fitness, CSCS or similar certifications preferred.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of teaching or philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or emailed to  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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