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Faculty – Exercise Science & Kinesiology

Juniata College
Pennsylvania, United States
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Date posted
Dec 7, 2023

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Faculty – Exercise Science & Kinesiology

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Key Responsibilities

The Exercise Science and Kinesiology program at Juniata College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Exercise Physiology. This is a full-time 3-year fixed term position, with the potential to convert to a tenure-track position. Rank is open based on qualifications and experience.

Expected start: August 2024

Juniata College is a selective, nationally ranked, liberal arts institution located in south central Pennsylvania, highly regarded for academic excellence (see ).

Key Responsibilities:

Teaching assignments will include introductory through upper-level courses in exercise science and kinesiology including exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, sports nutrition, and biology, general education, and related courses as needed.

The Exercise Science and Kinesiology program started in the Fall of 2023 and is in pursuit and maintenance of CAAHEP -CoAES accreditation. The new faculty member will be involved in the development of clinical partnerships, curriculum design, and the development and maintenance of an Exercise Physiology laboratory. Ability to develop new course material in areas of expertise, and experience and ability to work with a culturally and nationally/internationally diverse student body.
This position will require creative collaboration with faculty, athletics, a student-centered approach to teaching and advising, assistance with student career development, participation in scholarly and professional development activities, and contribution to the development and maintenance of the program and the college.

Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to value diversity, seek equity, promote a sense of belonging. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status..…AA/ EOE

Position Qualifications

Qualified candidates will possess a doctorate in Exercise Science, or closely related field, with an Exercise Physiology concentration.

The ideal candidate will possess teaching experience with a minimum 3-5 years at the university level, related professional experience, an active and strong scholarly agenda, a willingness to improve and grow the exercise science and kinesiology program, demonstrated ability to collaborate, effective communication skills, and a strong commitment to teaching and experiential learning. Academic research experience with undergraduate student mentoring, and experience in managing Exercise Physiology/Sport Science Laboratories. Professional certifications in the American College of Sports Medicine ( ACSM ) or the National Strength and Conditioning Association ( NSCA ) are highly desirable.

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This position is within the Biology Department.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) transcripts, and 4) teaching evaluations (if applicable) through the online portal. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Juniata College conducts background checks.

For any further inquiries, please contact Dr. Georgios Stylianides at .

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Applicant Documents
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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  1. Teaching Evaluations


Juniata College

Juniata College is a cohesive community of interesting, inquisitive, hardworking, and fun individuals who think deeply about who we are meant to be. We believe there is no better place on the planet for discovering your passions, developing your intellect and your heart, and ultimately becoming the author of your own powerful story. If you are thinking about joining our community, explore some of our most distinctive assets below.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive.



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