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Professor of Practice in Exercise Science

Tulane University School of Professional Advancement
Louisiana, United States
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Start date
Jun 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Professor of Practice in Kinesiology will be required to teach coursework in the bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science (i.e. Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Strength & Conditioning and Exercise Prescription) with the potential for additional teaching at the graduate level in programs in Health & Wellness Management and Sport Studies. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, advising, and serving on School and University committees as needed.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of the Kinesiology program in curriculum development and oversight of the Exercise Science program. The successful candidate will also be expected to work with members of the Tulane community including members of the Tulane Institute for Sports Medicine (TISM) and Biomedical Engineering.



  • Doctorate in Kinesiology or related field
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching in exercise science
  • Teaching experience in post-secondary institutions
  • Knowledge and experience with exercise physiology and/or biomechanics lab equipment
  • Experience teaching Anatomy & Physiology with virtual labs
  • Experience in developing and working with community partners


  • Ability to develop and deliver creative, innovation and rigorous higher education programs
  • Ability to develop and maintain industry relationships that lead to internship and job opportunities for students and graduates
  • Ability to provide quality academic advisement to working adult students.
  • Ability to work well with individuals of various ages and backgrounds


  • PhD in Kinesiology or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience teaching in higher education
  • Experience working in an exercise physiology lab or biomechanics lab
  • Experience with learning management systems, Canvas preferred
  • Experience working with adult learners
Application Instructions

Candidates must apply in Interfolio at and provide an updated CV and cover letter.  Additional materials for submission may include sample syllabi of courses taught, teaching evaluations from courses taught, and letters of recommendation. Additional documents may be requested at a later date. Expected start date for this position is the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester but is negotiable.

For more information about the position, please contact the Kinesiology Professor of Practice and Program Director, Dr. Lanie Dornier, at 

Ultimate recruitment for this position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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