Full-time position to begin January 2022 or August 2022.
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Murray State University is seeking qualified applicants for a
9-month assistant professor (preferred) position or instructor in
the School of Nursing and Health Professions.
Instructional responsibilities will support the undergraduate
degree in exercise science. The successful candidate should
possess strengths in the following areas including but not limited
to: Exercise Physiology, Exercise Physiology Lab, Scholarly
Writing in the Health Sciences, Exercise Instruction, and Exercise
Testing Lab. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to
innovative, high-quality classroom instruction to include a
commitment to active learning and the use of technology to promote
excellence in learning. The Exercise Science program
emphasizes critical thinking, written communication skills, and the
application of theory and research for evidence-based
A commitment to academic advising, engaging in scholarly activity
and research, and providing service to the program, department,
college, university, and community is expected. Additionally, the
faculty member will assist the program with advising, curricular
development, accreditation reporting, marketing, and
Minimum Education Requirements:
A candidate with a Doctorate degree in Exercise Physiology or
closely related discipline with a background in applied exercise
physiology is preferred. A Master's degree in Exercise
Physiology or closely related discipline with experience in applied
exercise physiology is required for the rank of
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Strong communication skills and demonstrated collaborative
abilities. An American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
certification as an exercise physiologist or clinical exercise
physiologist, or other related national certification.
Commitment to involvement in professional organizations.
Expertise in working with diverse clinical populations
Note: If the successful candidate is master's prepared, the
position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the
successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be
filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State
University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D,