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Visiting Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
Title:Visiting Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
Department:Exercise Science

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science

LaGrange College is excited to announce an opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position with a start date of August 1st, 2019. The undergraduate Exercise Science program contains concentrations in Allied Health (e.g. Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic Medicine, etc.) as well as Sport and Human Performance (e.g. Strength and Conditioning, Sports Nutrition, Health and Wellness, etc.). This position will involve teaching a wide range of undergraduate courses within the Exercise Science curriculum, including but not limited to exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, applied anatomy and an introductory course to the field Exercise Science. Professional experience in teaching and student advisement is strongly desired. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy or a related discipline by the start date, though highly qualified ABD candidates will be considered. A Physical Therapist is preferred.

To Apply: 
Please include a letter of interest, a current CV, and the names of at least three professional references.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Teach a total of 24 hours per fiscal year primarily in the major.
2. Supervise internships.
3. Provide student assistance including academic advising.
4. Attend college functions, including commencement; convocation; and faculty, committee and departmental meetings.
5. Participate in scheduled orientation and registration programs.
6. Continue scholarship and professional activities.
7. Help recruit students.

Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy or related discipline (ABD considered). A Physical Therapist is preferred.
2. Ability to integrate appropriate technology and software in teaching.
3. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, demonstrated teaching experience appropriate to the level of appointment, and evidence of scholarly/creative activity.
4. Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of higher education environment and of current student development theory and research.
2. Ability to assist in the continued development of a new program.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
4. Strong organizational and people leadership skills and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of students, staff, faculty, alumni, donors, industry partners, and community.

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