Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges for seven years running.
Position Title: Faculty position in the Applied Exercise Science program
Position Tracking Number: F125
School/College: School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
Department: Exercise & Sport Science
Location: Azusa campus
Description: Full-time faculty position in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. The qualified individual will teach in the Applied Exercise Science major (transitioning to B.S. in Kinesiology beginning Fall 2017). The Department of Exercise & Sport Science is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.
Specialization: Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Exercise Physiology, Research Methods
* Excellent teaching at the undergraduate level in a Christian University setting. Potential courses may include kinesiology, biomechanics, motor learning, exercise physiology and/or discipline-specific writing courses.
* Provide service for the program, department, and university.
* Participate in research that engages students and colleagues in the department and school.
* Engage in discipline-specific faith integration and student mentorship.
Level: Faculty level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: A terminal degree in kinesiology or related field is preferred; ABD candidates and Master’s degree will be considered. Candidates should have a strong commitment to quality teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate program and have a desire to conduct research in their area of expertise.
Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with professional expertise and college-level teaching experience.
Workload: Faculty will teach 27 units for a 10-month contract.
* Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
* Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
* Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
* Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Hire Date: Open until filled.
At Azusa Pacific University we value and uphold God-honoring diversity. Diversity was not our idea, but God’s. Therefore, we aim for an environment that respects and honors each individual’s uniqueness while celebrating our collective commonalities. It is in this spirit that we continue important discourse on diversity, engage a variety of perspectives, and embrace active listening in a spirit of humility. We continue our efforts to recruit, hire, and support a diverse community in an effort to create a milieu that reflects the mosaic of God’s kingdom.
APU embodies a Christ-centered, multicultural community serving over 10,000 students. APU values and encourages qualified applicants who are diverse in gender, generation, ethnicity, race and/or ability, and seeks leaders that will mentor staff, faculty, and students and will interact with the community in a way that reflects a commitment to cultural proficiency.
How to apply
Apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.