The College of Idaho seeks to filla one year visiting assistant professor position in the department of Health and Human Performance department for the 2021 – 2022 year. We are seeking a broadly trained exercise scientist to teach a number of potential classes within the human health and human performance department. The department serves undergraduate Exercise Science Majors, Human Performance Minors, and Health Promotion Minors. Health and Human Performance program description.
Candidates may have expertise in one of many different areas and do not have to fit within one specific discipline of exercise science. Possible courses to teach include, Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Care and Prevention of Injuries, Anatomy and Physiology, Health and Wellness, Applied Nutrition, Exercise Metabolism, Exercise Prescription, Cardiopulmonary Physiology, and Introduction to Exercise Science. Candidates will teach both major and non-major classes. Standard teaching load is 21 units, which includes one course in our January term, a 3-week term with a focus on novel, innovative teaching approaches.
Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College. The successful candidate will be an active scholar and have the opportunity to perform research with undergraduate students in a small liberal arts college setting if desired. This person will also approach academia with a growth mindset and a commitment to collaboration.
Doctoral degree by the beginning of Fall 2021 term in any degree related to exercise science including professional doctorates such as doctorates of physical therapy or athletic training. Strength and conditioning certifications, personal training certifications, and/or coaching experience are highly desirable, but not necessary.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.
Review of the candidates will begin April 19th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit application materials a cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to liberal arts education and a demonstrated commitment to representation, inclusion, and equity; evidence of teaching effectiveness; statement of research interests; and 3 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must address teaching. Submit materials via email to HR@collegeofidaho.edu with subjectHHP VAP Search.
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