The Department of Health and Exercise Science at Wake Forest University invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) positions to begin Aug 1, 2021. The successful candidate will teach Human Physiology and the accompanying lab, Exercise Physiology and/or Assessment Techniques classes. We seek candidates with previous experience teaching undergraduates and who have a strong commitment to engaging students in the classroom.
This is a temporary 10-month positions have no expectation for longer contracts, permanent or tenure-track positions. Visiting Assistant Professors would teach three 3-credit courses per semester and would not be expected to serve as academic advisers or on departmental/university committees.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration applications should be received by June 31st. Applications should be submitted to Dr. Peter Brubaker at email@example.com as a single PDF document that includes a cover letter describing your motivation to become part of our teaching community, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional referees. Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested for selected candidates after an initial review of materials.
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or an Ed.D. in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related discipline. We seek candidates with previous experience teaching undergraduates and who have a strong commitment to engaging students in the classroom. Candidates with an MS or ABD with teaching experience will also be considered.
Additional Salary Information: 10 month (two semester) position
Internal Number: 001
About Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.
Additional information: Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that combines a small (roughly 5,300 undergraduates) liberal arts collegiate university with 3,200 graduate students in school of arts and science, medicine, law, business, and divinity. The Department of Health and Exercise Science awards both BS and MS degrees. Wake Forest ranks in the top 30 of all U.S. universities in U.S. News & World Report's Guide to America's Best Colleges and Universities. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.” For additional information about the Universi...ty, go to About Wake Forest. For additional information about the department, go to Health and Exercise Science.
Winston-Salem is part of the Piedmont Triad metropolitan region, which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the “City of Art and Innovation,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals and an active biomedical research community. Ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national survey, Winston-Salem is less than an hour from the Blue Ridge/Appalachian Mountains and less than 4 hours from the Atlantic Ocean.