The faculty at Ripon College are a talented and dynamic group of teacher-scholars who work closely with a diverse student population on capstone and undergraduate research projects and participate in interdisciplinary collaboration with one another on scholarship and creative activity. The faculty benefit from wide-ranging opportunities for support, including curriculum development grants, travel grants, scholarly/artistic grants, and colleague teaching grants. Successful applicants for faculty positions at Ripon College will join a group of teacher-scholars who embrace the standards of social justice, value the principles of equity and inclusion, and seek to foster and facilitate student achievement at all levels.
The department of Exercise Science at Ripon College is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2023. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as the ability and willingness to establish an effective research agenda with student involvement. Teaching may include undergraduate and graduate courses related to biomechanics, sports nutrition, and exercise testing and prescription. Additional expectations include advising students in the department, mentoring undergraduate and graduate research projects, service to the college, department, and community, as well as active involvement in professional organizations.
D. in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Nutrition, or a closely related field
Ability to teach undergraduate/graduate level courses, including biomechanics, sports nutrition, advanced sports nutrition, functional testing, and exercise testing and prescription
Clearly articulated research agenda
Strong commitment to student-centered active learning and student engagement
Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching one or more of the following courses: biomechanics, sports nutrition, advanced sports nutrition, functional testing, and exercise testing and prescription
Demonstrated experience working in multicultural environments and interest in developing curricula related to diverse populations
Willingness to develop courses building on the established curricula and contribute to the development of graduate-level courses and curricula.
Evidence of successful collaborative work across disciplines
Ability to establish a research program that engages both undergraduate and graduate students
ACSM or NSCA certification
Commitment to undergraduate and graduate advising
Demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate research projects
Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 17, 2023 are guaranteed full consideration.
Applicants should submit the following documents as PDF files to Dr. Brittany Followay, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com
Letter of interest
Philosophy on diversity, inclusion, and access
Three letters of recommendation or contact information for three references
All offers of employment are contingent on either showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson and Johnson or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and boosted) or should community levels deem it necessary be part of COVID-19 surveillance testing.
This position is open to all qualified applicants. Ripon College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including, for example, African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, and leadership in the academy. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H1B sponsorship) is available for this position.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer.http://www.ripon.edu.
Ripon College is recognized nationally for its quality liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and competes in Division III athletics as part of the Midwest Conference. The College is uniquely focused on a personal approach to education, close student-faculty relationships, small classes, robust co-curriculars and a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences curriculum.