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Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology (2 positions)

With record enrollment, the addition of an NCAA Division II football team, and the continued programmatic success, the expanding School of Human Performance in the College of Health Professions at Anderson University (South Carolina) invite applications for 2 full-time (nine-month) faculty members beginning in Fall 2024. The current Kinesiology faculty of 6 full-time members are excited about the program’s growth in welcoming additional colleagues. The Kinesiology program is now the largest major on campus with 275 students and additional support is needed. Individuals with strong Christian values, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are welcome to apply for positions as Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology.  Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to receive Apple’s Distinguished School recognition four times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.

Candidates must possess a MS or higher degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Human Performance, or similar, with credentials in other nationally recognized certifications (CSCS, ACSM, etc.) are strongly preferred.

Candidates should be prepared to:

  • Review, develop, evaluate, and teach course offerings for a full range of undergraduate level courses with the potential to teach some, but not all the following: Nutrition, Research Methods, Measurement and Evaluation, Exercise Physiology, Motor Development, or Neuromuscular Physiology.  
  • This position will have an assigned teaching load based on the qualifications and path chosen by the candidate.
  • Promote faculty development and scholarship.  

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and an Anderson University Faculty Application to:

Dr. Rod Rutland, School of Human Performance
Anderson University. 316 Boulevard. Anderson, SC 29621

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent by email to

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Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education 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, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable 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.

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