Part-Time Faculty, Exercise and Sport Science

Part-Time Faculty, Exercise and Sport Science

We are searching for an experienced Part-Time Faculty, Exercise and Sport Science at our Detroit campus location.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.

Essential Functions (Job Duties):

Teaching Opportunities

The mission of Wayne State University is to create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive and positively impact local and global communities. The Exercise and Sport Science program is located in the Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies in the College of Education. Exercise and Sport Science professionals are encouraged to apply for part-time faculty (adjunct) teaching positions (up to 8 credit hours). Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with their contact information.

The Exercise and Sport Science program prepares both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.S. & Ph.D.) students for careers in sports, exercise, fitness, health care, and other related areas. The program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The program prepares students through innovative, hands-on coursework and capstone paid and unpaid internships.

Applicants will be reviewed periodically and considered for teaching opportunities as they arise (the need for part-time faculty varies from semester to semester).

Sample Courses

Contemporary Issues in Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Cultural Foundations in Exercise and Sport

Exercise Physiology


Motor Learning/Motor Control

Fitness Assessment

Exercise Prescription

Sport Psychology

Physical Activity and Exercise Psychology


ECG Interpretation

Human Growth and Development

Strength and Conditioning

Methods of Group Training

Anatomy and Physiology


Master's degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Kinesiology, or related discipline.

Minimum of three years of industry experience or three years of teaching experience in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Exercise and Sport Science professional certifications. Evidence of expertise and effectiveness in online instruction.


H10 - Health & Physical Education

Primary Department:

H1007 - Kinesiology & Health Sports Studies

Employment Type:

Temporary Employee

Job Type:

Full or Fractional Time

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Compensation Type:

Hourly Wage

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Job Openings:


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Reposted Reason:

None (New Requisition)

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Background Check Requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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