Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

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Sioux City, IA

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month, instructor/assistant professor in Exercise Science to start in the fall of 2019. Candidates will have earned a Master’s degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Exercise Sciences or related field of study. The duties include a 24 hour teaching load in addition to advising of major students. Teaching assignments will vary and may include both General Education courses as well as major specific courses. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in strength and conditioning, kinesiology, biomechanics, motor behavior, and exercise physiology. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

Perched on a scenic hilltop in Sioux City, Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit of higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.

We invite applications for this position.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. Further information about this position may be found at www.briarcliff.edu/employment. EOE/AA