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Job Title: Assistant-Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Department: School of Science and Health

Reports To: Director, School of Science and Health

Job Type: This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to exercise science to undergraduate students. This position will teach both lower and upper division exercise science courses. The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity for teaching overload each semester.

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and division meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.  Faculty are also expected to develop educational programs to be presented to the campus at large as part of the University LEAD program and to attend such programs sponsored by other faculty in the university. 

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Teach upper and lower division Exercise Science courses.

·        Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and accreditation requirements.

·        Participate in the development of assessments and evaluation of courses and the program for continuing improvement.

·        Work with students in office hours.

·        Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.

·        Assist students with academic advising.

·        Assist in recruitment efforts for the department by participating in university recruitment events and communicating with interested students.

·        Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

·        A doctoral degree in Exercise Science or related field. 

·        Applicants with a masters as well as ABDs with a documented completion date may be considered.

·        Please include relevant certifications in application

·        Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the school and the University.

·        Teaching experience at a higher educational institution is preferred. 

·        Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.

·        Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 9-month position, which begins August 2024 (possible start in January 2024).  This position will be open until it is filled.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO.  It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.  Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries.  William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.  With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system.  William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer