Faculty Position - Kinesiology FT Tenure Track Position

Vanguard University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Position - Kinesiology FT Tenure Track Position
Kinesiology Department

Position Description:
The Department of Kinesiology at Vanguard University of Southern California invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Kinesiology at the Assistant or Associate professor level to begin Fall 2022. Areas of specialization are open, however, a well-qualified candidate should be able to teach both introductory courses (e.g.Biophysical Foundations of Kinesiology, Psychological, Sociological Aspects of Physical Activity) and upper division courses related to her/his area of scholarly and appliedresearch expertise (e.g. biomechanics, fitness assessment and prescription, strength & conditioning, motor behavior). The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to equip students to become leaders capable of impacting their world for Christ. The program seeks to prepare competent professionals through personalized education in the classroom, research, and field-based experiences. The goal of the department is to develop independent, critical thinkers who possess an interdisciplinary education with an in-depth understanding of kinesiology.

Essential Functions:
  • Knowledge and ability to teach both introductory and upper-division courses.
  • Engage students in the integration of faith and learning.
  • Teach four courses per semester (eight per year).
  • Advise kinesiology majors.
  • Participate in and have committee responsibilities, preferably after one year of service.
    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Candidateswitha Ph.D. in Kinesiology or related field (e.g. Exercise Science) with college teaching experience preferred. ABD considered with previous college level teaching experience.
  • Candidates must have evidence of a strong commitment to undergraduate education. This includes mentoring and collaborating with students with applied and community-based research projects.
  • Possess a vibrant Christian faith, and commitment to an academically rigorous integration of faith and learning.

    Full-time, tenure track position. Salary determined on a per contract basis.

    Application Procedure:
    Please complete and submit the Faculty application along with the below documents to resume@vanguard.edu. Please do not send your documents directly to the Department Chair.
  • Accompanying essays
    - Personal Testimony of Relationship with Jesus Christ.
    - Philosophy of Christian Education and Role of a Christian University.
    - Integration of Faith, Teaching and Scholarship.
  • Curriculum vita
  • One to three letters of reference
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts

    *Email must include all the above requested attachments and a completed Faculty application in order to be considered. Review of applications begins immediately; applications will be accepted until position is filled or until there are a sufficient number of applicants. Vanguard University will conduct a background check on the final candidate.

    For more information, please visit: https://www.vanguard.edu/resources/human-resources/employment-opportunities


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