Visiting Instructor of Exercise and Sport Science (2024-25 Academic Year)

William Peace University, Raleigh

William Peace University, Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Positing Details

Position Information
Position Title: Visiting Instructor of Exercise and Sport Science (2024-25 Academic Year)
Posting Number: WPU0050917
University Information:
William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU!
Department: Sciences and Mathematics
Purpose of Department:
The Department of Sciences and Mathematics provides a quality education to prepare students for their chosen careers or post-graduate studies. The Science and Mathematics Department offers degrees in Biology (BS or BA), Environmental Studies (BA), Exercise and Sport Science (BS), Sport and Fitness Studies (BA), and Sport Management (BS). The department also offers minors in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, and Exercise and Sport Science.
Summary of Position:
William Peace University, a vibrant and diverse independent institution in Raleigh, NC, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Exercise and Sport Science. The position, effective August 1, 2024, will be a one-year appointment as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Science and Mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time credit load (three 4-credit hour courses per semester) and will be eligible to apply for a continuing full-time position in the ESS program.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
The incumbent is expected to engage in service and student advising and to participate in campus-wide events. Strong preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching courses in Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Testing & Prescription, and Nutrition among other related courses. The incumbent is expected to be proficient using standard ESS equipment (such as a Parvomedics metabolic cart), to manage the ESS lab, and to have experience using instructional technologies to support classroom and ESS lab activities. Candidates with experience teaching courses in Sport Management, Sport Law, Sport Finance and Budgeting, Sport Event Planning, Personal Training, and Sport Psychology among other related courses will also be considered.
Minimum Qualifications:
• M.A. or M.S. in Exercise and Sport Science or related field
• Experience teaching at the collegiate or university level

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Ed.D in a Exercise and Sport Science or related experience
• At least two years of experience teaching college-level courses

Hours per week: Full-Time (three 4-Credit Hour Courses)
Job Posting Date: 07/02/2024
Priority Deadline: 07/14/2024
Priority Deadline Information:

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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