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Exercise Science Assistant Professor

Baker University
Job Location:
Baldwin City
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed

The Department of Applied Health Sciences at Baker University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator in the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program within the College of Arts and Sciences, with an anticipated start date of August 12, 2024. The Exercise Science program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES). This is a position in a well-established and continuously growing program of excellence and includes potential for growth into program and department leadership roles.

The primary responsibility for this position includes teaching undergraduate courses with preference given to candidates with the ability and experience to teach a range of courses in the exercise science major. This person will also be responsible for internship placement for senior exercise science students. Strong candidates will maintain primary expertise in exercise science and/or subspecialties in human anatomy, exercise programming, kinesiology, or exercise physiology. Additional responsibilities include student advising, and usual service to the department, university, and community. Applicants must be dedicated to teaching in a small (ca. 900-student) college setting with a 4/4 teaching load, and be committed to student-centered learning.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD, DSc, or EdD) in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Kinesiology or a related field and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates with ABD will be considered, provided the dissertation is completed within one year of employment.
  • Experience in and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the collegiate level or a documented record of at least five years of professional involvement in the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence and commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising.
  • ACSM-EP or NSCA-CSCS certification.
  • The ability to work collaboratively across disciplines (e.g., research, curricular development, service).
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduate research projects.

Application Process

In order for consideration, please include the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement focusing on undergraduate research opportunity
  • Teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations (if possible)
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Please send all items to:

Questions regarding this position or the application process may be directed to Dr. Erin Holt at

Position will be open until filled, with an initial review of applications beginning February 28, 2024

Position start date is August 12, 2024

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