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Adjunct Faculty - Exercise Science Program AR9828

Adjunct Instructor: Fitness Assessment & Design Lab, Exercise Science Program, Xavier University

Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, is currently accepting applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Fitness Assessment and Design.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications to teach Fitness Assessment & Design Labs at Xavier University include a master’s or terminal degree or have taken 18 credit hours of graduate work, in the following fields: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Nutrition, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, or Motor Behavior; or have a minimum of 5 years of experience in exercise science and a relevant certification in the field of exercise science, and/or previous teaching experience at an accredited college or university.

Preferred qualifications include work or teaching experience using exercise assessment devices for health-related fitness. Some equipment that is utilized in the laboratories include: COSMED K5 Portable Metabolic Unit, Bod Pod, skin fold calipers, Cybex isokinetic dynamometers and hand grip dynamometry, Velotron and Monark cycle ergometers, and performance testing such as jump tests, 1RM testing, and field assessments.

This position will include teaching three, one-credit hour labs in the exercise science major coursework. Contracts for adjunct faculty members are issued on a semester basis.

Duties include:
  • Deliver learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom/laboratory environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
  • Adequately prepare all course materials and lessons including an appropriate course syllabus clearly describing course expectations.
  • Provide appropriate course assessments designed to adequately assess student’s learning in connection with Xavier’s Core Curriculum.
  • Use Xavier’s campus-wide academic program, Canvas, to provide course information and an electronic record of student’s progress on a regular basis.
Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website. Candidates are asked to include their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Xavier University will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 3, 2022. Newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination upon on-boarding. Vaccine exemptions may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

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