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Exercise Science Adjunct-KHS

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 3, 2023

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences in the College of Humanities and Sciences is
comprised of 17 full-time faculty engaged in an array of clinical, applied, and interdisciplinary
endeavors. The undergraduate program, which make-up the 3rd largest undergraduate program at
VCU, consist of concentrations in Exercise Science and Health Sciences, attracting a diverse
body, whereas more than 65% of our students are racially and ethnically diverse and/or members
of other diverse groups. The graduate programs include a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health
Behavior Coaching, a MS in Health and Movement Science and a PhD in Rehabilitation and
Movement Science. For more information, visit

Position Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Exercise Science: includes the following course
HPEX 121: Self Defense: Karate or Judo
HPEX 271: Safety, First Aid and CPR
HPEX 310: Fitness and Health
HPEX 346: Employee Health and Fitness Management
HPEX 347: Foundation Principles for Health, Fitness and Sport Professions
HPEX 350: Nutrition
HPEX 371: Psychology of Physical Activity
HPEX 373: Structural Kinesiology
HPEX 374: Musculoskeletal Structure and Movement
HPEX 375: Physiology of Exercise
HPEX 380: Resistance Training for Health and Performance
HPEX 381: Introduction to Sport and Fitness Management
HPEX 440: Chronic Disease and Exercise Management
HPEX 441: Assessment and Exercise Intervention in Health and Disease
HPEX 470: Exercise Programming and Leadership
HPEX 445: Principles of Health Care Management
HPEX 475: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
HPEX 480: Professional Certification Seminar
HEMS 550: Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Management
HEMS 600: Introduction to Research Design in Health and Movement Sciences
HEMS 601: Movement Physiology
HEMS 604: Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity
HEMS 605: Psychology of Physical Activity
HEMS 610: Laboratory Techniques in Rehabilitation Science
HEMS 675: Clinical Exercise Physiology
REMS 701: Advanced Exercise Physiology I
REMS 702: Advanced Exercise Physiology II
REMS 703: Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
REMS 704: Psychobiology of Physical Activity
REMS 705: Metabolic Aspects of Physical Activity

Required Qualifications:

Earned Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field for undergraduate course;
Earned Doctoral Degree in Exercise Science or related field for graduate course; competence in
teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in content areas listed above. Faculty member must have
demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment
or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications:

Record of teaching in higher education with positive course evaluations.

Application process:

Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references at Candidates must agree to current and prior employers being contacted, if they are among a small group of finalists. Multiple positions will be hired from this advertisement. Review of applications will continue as needed until the positions are filled.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: $1,395 per credit hour beginning fall 2024 semester

Position Details:

Department: Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
FTE: .50
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: R. Lee Franco

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 804-828-1948

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