The College of Charleston invites qualified applicants for a full-time Visiting Instructor position within the Exercise Science Program beginning in August 2023. This program is housed in the Department of Health and Human Performance (HEHP) within the newly formed and expanding School of Health Sciences. The successful candidate will join an active department that also offers undergraduate degrees in Public Health, Physical Education, as well as physical activity-based courses for the entire student body. We currently have 21 full-time teacher-scholars that serve approximately 800 undergraduate majors, with over 300 pursuing degrees in exercise science. We are committed to preparing and equipping the next generation of health professionals and are seeking applicants who share our mission and want to engage with undergraduate students in and outside the classroom through dynamic teaching, professional advising, and mentorship.
Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is nationally recognized as a strong public liberal arts and sciences university that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and ranks among the nation’s top institutions for quality education, student life, and affordability. The student body numbers approximately 11,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs, delivering a small-college feel blended with the advantages and diversity of a mid-sized university. The College’s urban campus is embedded in the center of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, amongst a thriving community of world-class businesses, restaurants, and the local healthcare industry, while still only a 20-minute drive to three public beaches. You are invited to visit our websites to learn more about the College,Department, and Exercise Science Program.
The responsibilities of a Visiting Instructor include 1) providing high-quality instruction in four course sections per semester within the department, 2) offering professional mentoring for exercise science majors, 3) working collaboratively within the program and department to help meet stated goals and objectives, and 4) committing to a liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education.
Interested individuals shouldapply online athttps://jobs.cofc.edu, and include a 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter that describes your teaching philosophy including courses capable and interested in instructing, 3) unofficial graduate transcripts, and 4) contact information for three references. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Kate Pfile at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications completed by May 23, 2023 will receive full consideration by the search committee. This is a nine-month position; the salary and benefits package are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
At minimum, applicants mustpossess a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Motor Control or closely related discipline from an accredited institution before the August 16, 2023 start date. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate-level students with a dedication to achieve teaching excellence. We are looking for individuals whose teaching experiences and professional education are in the areas of motor learning/motor behavior, exercise physiology, human performance, and exercise assessment and prescription. Lastly, we prefer those with additional relevant professional certifications a record of service and/or experience mentoring students within a higher education setting.