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Assistant Professor (Exercise Science)

Exercise Science

OPEN FACULTY POSITION applicants, please view the Wilmington College website for details and application instructions.

Wilmington College is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science beginning the Spring Semester 2021.  This is a nine-month, tenure track position.

Wilmington College has a 10-year continuing education accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission through 2024.  Specific areas with regional or national accreditation include:  Athletic Training – The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education; Teacher Education – Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation; and Sport Management – Commission on Sport Management Accreditation.

Faculty responsibilities include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising, professional attainment/scholarship, and service to department, college, and the community.

Specific responsibilities include teaching undergraduate level courses in the Exercise Science degree programs (Allied Health, Sport Performance, Pre-Athletic Training). Courses may include:  Introduction to Exercise Science, Physiology of Exercise, Biomechanics, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Field Experience in Exercise Science, Senior Exercise Science Thesis, and Seminar Courses.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach hands-on laboratory sessions in various courses listed as well as oversee student-run thesis projects in the Senior Exercise Science Thesis course.  Teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester.  Additional responsibilities may include student advising and supervision of students and/or internship sites and producing publishable academic research in reputable journals.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Doctorate in Exercise Science or related discipline.  Tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand or ABD.  Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, a demonstrated record of service and evidence of scholarly research agenda.