Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Anderson University and the College of Health Professions invite applications for a full-time, nine-month position as Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. The position will begin in August 2019. Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Anderson University is ranked as one of the best regional universities in the South by both US News and World Report and The Princeton Review. In addition to our top-tier academic ranking, AU has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the #7 Most Innovative Regional University in the South and #27 Best Value School among Regional Universities in the South.  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 the 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 Pre-Physical Therapy.  Kinesiology faculty and students have access to Anderson University’s Human Cadaver and Medical Simulations Lab, in addition to the newly renovated Human Performance and Neuromuscular lab which features two metabolic carts, 3 Monark bikes, a BOD POD, a force platform, wireless electromyography, 2 electrocardiograms, and a wide-array of health and exercise-related equipment. The adjacent lab classroom has been outfitted with Node desks for an ideal teaching and learning environment. 

Candidates should be prepared to teach a full range of undergraduate courses within the Kinesiology Department including but not limited to, Exercise Physiology, Motor Development, Exercise Diagnosis and Prescription, Measurement and Evaluation, and Research Methods. Exact courses will vary based on teaching experience and expertise. The teaching load is 24 hours credits per academic year, including advising. A PhD in Kinesiology or Exercise Science is required. Applicants with expected completion of their doctoral degree before Aug 15, 2019, will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please contact: Dr. Adam Keath (Search Committee Chair)

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references, and a completed Anderson University Faculty application to the search committee chair:

Dr. Adam Keath, Assistant Professor, School of Human Performance
College of Health Professions
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

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

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Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

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