Assistant Professor in Health & Human Performance

Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor in Health & Human Performance: A nine-month, tenure-track position is available in the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) at Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. The position begins August 16, 2021.


The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence in graduate and undergraduate classes, as well as the ability to teach face-to-face and online courses. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in health & human performance, exercise testing & prescription, fitness laboratory techniques, and/or research methods. Further expectations are academic advising, student recruitment & retention, engagement in scholarly activity (e.g., grants, articles), and investment in departmental, university, and professional service. 


Preferred qualifications include a completed Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, or closely related field. Individuals who are ABD may be considered. American College of Sports Medicine certification (Exercise Physiologist or Clinical Exercise Physiologist) or National Strength and Conditioning Association certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) is also preferable.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and support of the Emporia State University Diversity and Inclusion Statements.


Salary is dependent on qualifications, and a comprehensive benefits package is provided. Opportunity for summer teaching exists.


Screening of applicants begins on May 24, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required. 

Upload a letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, and complete contact information of three references at Questions about the position can be addressed to Jennifer Thomas, Chair of Search Committee, at or 620-341-6160.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.