Overview

Grove City College announces a faculty opening in the Department of Exercise Science beginning in July 2020. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health and Human Performance, Kinesiology, or a related field. Responsibilities include teaching introductory to advanced undergraduate Exercise Science courses in a challenging curriculum and developing innovative pedagogy. Ability and interest in teaching courses in one or more of the following areas will be considered a plus: Nutrition, Biomechanics, Exercise Testing, Research Methods/Practicum, and Principles of Strength and Conditioning.

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to student-faculty research and are motivated to mentor undergraduate students in research projects.

Grove City College’s Exercise Science program houses several major concentrations, including Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Physiological Sciences, and Coaching. The Exercise Science Department includes three faculty as well as over 100 students.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in classroom teaching and a commitment to educating highly motivated students within the context of Grove City College’s historic Christian perspective. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

The position will remain open until filled. Applicant screening will begin immediately until a well-qualified candidate is found. Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college see: (http://www.gcc.edu/Home/Our-Story/Faith-Freedom/Vision-Mission-Values) to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Assistant Director of Human Resources at employment@gcc.edu.

Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.

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