Faculty, Assistant Professor - Exercise Science - 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, conducts assigned lower and/or upper division courses in the Exercise Science program. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study with measurable objectives. Develops appropriate curriculums for assigned courses, including potential for hybrid/online course offerings. Engages in scholarly activities, which contribute to the academic mission of the university. Serves on department, college and university committees, as well as renders service to the community relevant to the appropriate academic specialty.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Exercise Science or a related field required. Applicants who are ABD will be considered (must complete dissertation within 2 years of hiring date).
Candidates with ACSM/NSCA credentials are preferred.


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


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

-Must attach as Other Documents:

1. Student Evaluations from the 2 most current semesters.
2. Evidence of involvement in professional organizations.

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

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