The Department of Sport and Exercise Science at Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. Teaching responsibilities may include Injury Evaluation of Extremities, Therapeutic Modalities, Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Exercise, General Medical Considerations, Evidence Based Practice, Foundations & Administration in Health Care, and Advanced Sports Emergency Care. The faculty member will have the primary responsibilities of teaching, scholarship, and service in support of the University, School, and Department missions. To ensure a smooth transition into our academic community, the successful candidate will participate in LMU’s New Faculty Academy. Additionally, during their first year, the new faculty member will enjoy moderated scholarship and service expectations while receiving guidance and support from a faculty mentor assigned by the department.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent professional preparation;
  • Educational preparation in accordance with requirements of the University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and
  • Evidence of potential for effective teaching and scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications

College-level teaching experience; and *experience with Canvas
learning management system

Campus: Harrogate

Posting Number: F00953P

Job Open Date: 03/07/2024

Job Close Date: 09/30/2024

Open Until Filled: No

About the Institution

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or [email protected].

AA/EEO Statement

Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, military status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

Background Check Statement

The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual’s identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual’s criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.

Job Duties

  • Undertake the Standard Instructional/Research/Service Workload as outlined in the Faculty/Staff Policy Manual
  • Provide course and classroom conduct as outlined in the Faculty/Staff Policy Manual
  • Comply with the university Faculty/Staff Policy Manual
  • Submit textbook requests
  • Comply with announced requirements
  • Engage in professional development
  • Assist the department chair with effective development and implementation of department s Student Recruitment and Retention Plan, such as Homepage, Brochures, and student letters
  • Assist department chair in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Long-Range Strategic Plan and Outcomes Assessment Plan for the assigned program/department
  • Support and promote the university s SEWS program within the curriculum
  • Assist the department chair with necessary department, school or university reports/schedules as requested
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of content and assist the department chair with curricular revisions and changes as requested
  • Appropriately align course syllabi goals and objectives to academic major program goals and student outcomes for each course taught
  • Develop a current syllabus for each assigned class and distribute a course syllabus to each student
  • Submit a current copy of each syllabus to the department chair by a predetermined deadline
  • Evaluate enrolled students and submit grades to the Registrar by a predetermined deadline
  • Requisition instructional materials and supplies through the department chair
  • Assure completion of the student course evaluation instrument for the semester as requested
  • Participate in the faculty evaluation process and use the results to improve teaching and strengthen the major
  • Establish and maintain the resources of the academic department, the school, and the University
  • Submit to department chair his/her semester schedule that indicates weekly teaching assignment, office/conference hours and involvement in university
  • School and department councils or committees
  • Effectively advise assigned students in an individualized educational plan for their program of study and maintain an accurate and current academic file for each advisee
  • Explore career goals with each assigned advisee
  • Mentor majors through the research process
  • Fulfill the university s scholarship expectation through research, publication, grant development, and creative achievement
  • Participate in events that support the institution, the faculty, staff and students
  • Participate in commencement exercises
  • Participate in community and public service opportunities
  • Attend department, school, convocation, and university faculty meetings
  • Complete required institutional and program accreditation reports and other reports necessary for the operation and advancement of the University
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

LMU’s hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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