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Clinical Assistant Professor of Kinesiology - Exercise Science (Non-Tenure Track)

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Posted Date
Dec 18, 2022

The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Kinesiology

The exercise science faculty in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Alabama invite applications to fill 3 full-time, non-tenure track renewable contract positions at the clinical assistant professor rank in exercise science to begin August 2023. There are currently 7 tenure track and 2 clinical (non-tenure track) faculty in this area. Enrollment in the Exercise Science concentration of the Kinesiology undergraduate major has increased considerably in recent years. Applicants are sought who can teach 4 classes per term and engage in service activities related to the departmental and college missions. 

The Department of Kinesiology, along with the College of Education, is firmly committed to creating a welcoming culture and to active and ongoing practices of equity and inclusivity in which diverse and historically marginalized identities and perspectives are recognized and valued.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned graduate degree (master’s or doctorate) in exercise science, or related field
  • Previous teaching experience in exercise science
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in exercise science, or related field


  • Teach up to 8 classes during the academic year in exercise science or related areas
  •  Help market the undergraduate exercise science concentration
  • Meet with prospective students and their families and attend events on campus aimed at prospective students
  •  Participate in professional organizations
  •  Participate in academic citizenship

About the University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is experiencing tremendous growth, with enrollment reaching 37,842 students for fall 2020, compared to 27,052 in the fall of 2008. Approximately 40% of UA’s freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT and the entering class in 2020 carries an average high school grade-point average of 3.83, with more than 42.3% having a high school GPA of 4.0 or higher. The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 600 currently enrolled and has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In addition, The University of Alabama made Forbes’ list of the Best Employers for New Graduates in 2021. Finally, The University of Alabama has a total statewide economic impact of: $2.905 billion; 13,784 jobs; and $142.9 million in income and sales taxes (UA Center for Business and Economic Research). Please visit our University webpage ( for more details on University activities and faculty support.

Life in Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama, located in West Alabama, is 45 minutes southwest of Birmingham, Alabama. Tuscaloosa, a quintessential college town with a population of 101,113, has excellent recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities available. The Tuscaloosa area provides hiking, biking, and running trails, as well as playgrounds, parks, and dog parks to enjoy the outdoors. Lake Tuscaloosa, Lake Nicol and Lake Lurleen offer sporting and leisure activities. Tuscaloosa is within driving distance of Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans, Memphis, and the beaches of Gulf Shores. Tuscaloosa is also home to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Bryant Museum, Children’s Hands-On Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park, multiple sporting events, concerts hosted at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, and several festivals (e.g., West Alabama Food & Wine Festival, Druid City Arts Festival, Druid City Pride Festival, Kentuck Arts Festival, etc.). Tuscaloosa continues to grow in population, cultural events, and shopping alongside the University. Please visit the Tuscaloosa Chamber of Commerce ( to learn more.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Jonathan Wingo (

Starting Date: August 16, 2023


  • Health and Life Insurance
  • TIAA-CREF available
  • Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
  • Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at A letter of application; unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework; vita; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

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