Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Anderson University and the new College of Health Professions invite applications for a full-time, nine-month position as Assistant Professor of Kinesiology.  The position will begin August 2017.  Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

Anderson University is ranked the #1 regional college in the South with the best undergraduate teaching, the #2 regional college in the South for innovation, and #16 among regional colleges in the South in the newly released U.S. News & World Report rankings.  Anderson University is located between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC and between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the coastal beaches of the Carolinas. 

The College of Health Professions consists of the School of Human Performance, School of Allied Health, School of Nursing and will soon include a School of Physical Therapy.  Kinesiology is housed in the School of Human Performance and has 200+ majors with concentrations in Athletic Training, Exercise Specialist, and Physical Therapy.  Kinesiology faculty and students have access to Anderson University‚Äôs Human Cadaver and Medical Simulations Lab, in addition to the new lab of Human Performance for courses and research. 

Candidates should be prepared to teach a full range of undergraduate courses within the Kinesiology Department.  Exact courses will vary based on teaching experience and expertise.  The teaching load is 24 hours credits per academic year, including advising.  Ph.D. in Kinesiology or Exercise Science is required.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Vanessa Rettinger, Program Director, School of Human Performance
College of Health Professions
Anderson University
316 Boulevard, #1005
Anderson, SC 29621

Applications by email may be sent to  Electronic submissions are preferred.

Anderson University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Anderson University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Beverly McAdams, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/Title IX Administrator, Merritt Administration Building, 3rd floor, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC, 29621, (864) 231-2126, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at