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 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.
- 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
- Provide appropriate course assessments designed to adequately
assess student’s learning in connection with Xavier’s Core
- 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
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.