The Department of Kinesiology at St. Olaf College invites applicants for a part-time (.65 FTE), one-year position at the level of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2021.
The successful candidate will teach one biomechanics lecture and one lab (.24 FTE) in the fall semester, and one biomechanics lecture and one lab (.24 FTE) in the spring semester of the 2021-22 academic year. The successful candidate will also teach one section of exercise prescription (.17 FTE) in the spring semester. While a Ph.D. is preferred, the successful candidate will have a minimum of a master’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level.
The Department is particularly interested in applicants who can and will advance the College’s goals for diversity equity and inclusion. We request that in the letter of application, candidates address their potential to contribute to the St. Olaf community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in accordance with our equity goals.
Short statement describing your approach to teaching (1 page)
Graduate transcript (official or unofficial)
The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in classroom teaching (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening)
Review of applications will begin on June 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to the Department Chair, Cindy Book, email@example.com. Applicants who need assistance with the online application process should call 507-786-3356.
Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. It is located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 45 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul with their rich and diverse cultural resources. The College offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community.