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  Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Manchester University
Sunman, IN 47041
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Position:  Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Department:  Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a full-time, 9-month non-tenure track teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair and the Dean for Health Sciences.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetingsfull faculty, division, department, and committeeand fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Coordinate Nutrition Sciences initiatives and ongoing programs with all areas of academic programming, especially health programs requiring inter-professional education.
  • Assist in securing, aligning, and managing internal support for the strategic priorities of the Nutrition Sciences Program.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Supporting students personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate


  • Doctoral degree or ABD preferred (Masters required) with three years professional experience post-credentialing
  • Actively credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in nutrition sciences, including introductory courses and labs for both majors and non-majors.
  • Strong interest in cross discipline collaboration and research.
  • Strong interest in and ability to supervise undergraduate research and potential client in strength and conditioning
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the public
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


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Posted: 2020-07-06 Expires: 2020-09-03

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