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Full Time Faculty: Sport and Exercise Physiology

DeSales University
Job Location:
Center Valley, 18034
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed


Full-Time Faculty Position: Sport and Exercise Physiology

The Department of Sport and Exercise Physiology at DeSales University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Sport and Exercise Physiology to begin in the fall semester, 2024. A Ph.D. or A.B.D. in exercise physiology or a related field is required. Professional certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is highly desirable. We are hiring a Non-Tenure, Full-Time Faculty position with the potential to convert to a Tenure-Track position.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate-level courses in Exercise Physiology, Fitness Assessment, Exercise Prescription, and related topics. Since DeSales University places a primary emphasis on teaching, preference will be given to candidates with significant teaching experience. Student advisement, mentoring of undergraduate research activity, and coordination of the internship program are additional expectations of the position.

Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualification for the position, a diversity and inclusion statement*, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference, and photocopies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required, if hired) to:

Dr. Carrie Ellis, Chair
Department of Sport and Exercise Physiology
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034

Or, electronically to In the subject line of the email, please only include your Last Name - Sport and Exercise Physiology.

*As a Catholic, Salesian institution committed to creating and enhancing our diverse and inclusive campus environment, we request applicants to submit a diversity & inclusion statement: please share in one page or less, how you will add value to our diversity, equity and inclusion commitment at DeSales University by articulating examples of action based on incorporating diverse and inclusive practices in your professional engagements.

DeSales University, in Center Valley, PA, is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal arts Salesian, Catholic university, under the leadership of the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales. Founded in 1965, the 550-acre suburban campus is located 50 miles north of Philadelphia and about 90 miles southwest of New York City. A total enrollment of nearly 3,500 includes undergraduate day and evening students, and graduate students. DeSales has approximately 135 full-time faculty members and offers more than 40 bachelor’s degrees, twelve graduate programs, and over 20 certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines; many of these can be completed fully online. For further information, please visit our website, E.O.E.

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