Overview

Home Department: School of Health & Human Performance

Employment Type: Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Appointment: Faculty (10-month)

Primary Function:

Our graduate and undergraduate programs build on the unique mission and culture at the State of Georgia’s Public Liberal Arts University by placing our commitment to excellence at the center of our work.

Our Mission:

The School of Health and Human Performance is a learning community of caring, committed faculty, staff and students dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service within the liberal arts tradition. Our innovative curricula and services focus on the interactions among human movement, personal growth, and wellness. We work with diverse populations in a variety of settings in order to promote healthy lifestyles and societal interactions.

Programs of Study:

The School of Health and Human Performance offers innovative undergraduate and graduate programs of study. Students work with professors, fellow students, and practitioners in a variety of settings in order to empower others to lead healthy lifestyles and to function more effectively in society. We offer programs that balance traditional classroom and experiential learning to provide our students with the knowledge and skills to make positive lifestyle and career choices.

Primary Purpose:

Primarily teach undergraduate courses in exercise science including, but not limited to, physiology of exercise; exercise testing; applied research in exercise science; etc. May also teach graduate courses in area of expertise if SACS qualified, plus within the Georgia College core curriculum (GC1Y and GC2Y courses).

Key Functions: Faculty – Teaching/Instructing

Job duties performed for the above function:

1. Primarily teach undergraduate courses in exercise science including, but not limited to, physiology of exercise; exercise testing; applied research in exercise science; etc. May also teach graduate courses in area of expertise if SACS qualified, plus within the Georgia College core curriculum (GC1Y and GC2Y courses).

2. Lecturer teaching load = 15 credit hours per semester.

Minimum Requirements:

Successful candidates are expected to have:

1. Doctoral degree in Exercise Science/Human Performance or closely related field.

2. Evidence of successful higher education teaching.

3. Experience and demonstrated competence in teaching of major courses.