Concordia University invites applicants to the full-time faculty position of Exercise Science for the Department of Health and Human Performance located at the Ann Arbor Campus. The Department of Health and Human Performance at Concordia University Ann Arbor is recruiting a full time Exercise Science faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. This 12-month position is located in Ann Arbor, MI. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science is directly responsible to the Chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance and the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.


  • Teach designated courses within the undergraduate Exercise Science program and possibly the graduate Athletic Training Education Program
  • Courses taught will be dependent upon the strengths of the candidate and the needs of the program
  • Potentially advise / help with master’s degree research projects
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students in the Exercise Science Program
  • Assist with the management of the programs as directed by the Chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance
  • Provide service to the university in the form of participation on faculty committees and other activities at the department and university level
  • Develop an active line of academic research
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree (or Doctoral degree) in Exercise Science or related field with expectation of completing terminal degree in future.
  • University teaching experience preferred
  • Certification through the NSCA, ACSM, NATABOC or other organization is preferred
  • Excellent organizational abilities and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a Christian environment

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, description of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who can be contacted as references.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 72 undergraduate majors, over 35 master’s degree programs, and 5 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.