The College of Education at Dakota State University in Madison, SD
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in
Exercise Science with a start date of August 2022. The position is
a 9-month, full-time, benefit-eligible, tenure-track
- The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence as a
classroom teacher and program advisor, and show ability to
integrate technology tools in teaching and student engagement.
- Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities may
include, but are not limited to, courses such as kinesiology,
biomechanics, motor learning and development, foundations
of HPER, administration of exercise science, and clinical
- Additional responsibilities include practicum supervision,
student advisement, research, committee work, and service to the
university, discipline, and/or community.
- Candidates are encouraged to have an active research
Information about The DSU College of
- Requirements include an earned doctorate in Exercise Science or
a related field.
- Effective written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
- Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not
available for this position.
: Dakota State University is the home of the
first Teachers College in the Dakota’s. Established in
1881, DSU offers education degrees in Elementary
Education, K-12 Physical Education, a dual degree in Elementary
Education/Special Education, and several secondary degrees, with
related minors, endorsements, and certificates. The College of
Education is also home to the Bachelor’s of Science degree in
The Exercise Science program seeks to prepare students for the
workforce as well as post-baccalaureate opportunities in such areas
as athletic training, chiropractic medicine, physician’s assistant,
occupational therapy, or physical therapy. Dakota State has
enhanced the Human Performance Lab to include NeuroTracker
cognitive training system, Dartfish cameras and software, a Woodway
Desmo treadmill, Parvo True 1 metabolic cart, as well as body
composition, flexibility and pulmonary function testing
instruments. As of Feb. 28, 2022, DSU is approved to
begin work on new Athletics facilities which will include a new
state of the art Biomechanics lab.
Dakota State University (http://www.dsu.edu)
has a distinguished
history in offering STEM degrees. Nearly 70% of our
graduates receive STEM diploma’s, including exercise
science. DSU distinguishes itself as the leader of
technology integration in all majors offered by the University.
Instructional use of wireless tablets, projectors, and other
learning technologies are expected in the
classroom. DSU is accredited by the Higher Learning
DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site.
To apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu
The employment site will allow the attachment of a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for at least
three professional references. DSU is located in
Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state.
The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a life-style
possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is
just a 50-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South
Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible
benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement
benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits
include reduced tuition, longevity pay and training
opportunities. DSU also provides professional liability
coverage. DSU is committed to equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status,
genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state, or local laws.
Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary
accommodations required in the application process.