Lecturer - Exercise Science/Outdoor Rec - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chairperson, instructs primarily for laboratory courses in Exercise Science. Major teaching responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): Exercise Physiology Lab, Biomechanics lab, and Fitness for Life. Perform other duties associated with teaching, departmental and college responsibilities, and other duties as assigned and described in the faculty handbook.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science degree or higher in Exercise Science or a related field from an accredited institution. Demonstrable evidence of at least two semesters of successful teaching in the discipline. Proficiency in exercise science instructional and laboratory techniques with evidence of student-oriented approach to teaching as demonstrated through teaching evaluations.


Knowledge of Exercise Science laboratory techniques and course content. Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques. 
Knowledge of program and curriculum development. 
Knowledge of measurement and evaluation.


Skill in student management, motivation and evaluation. 
Proficiency in use of technology.


Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. 
Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Exercise Science/Outdoor Rec
  • Lecturer - Exercise Science/Outdoor Rec
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Sports Mgmt, Recreation & Leisure Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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