The appointee will teach a variety of courses that may include Physiology of Exercise, Applied Nutrition, Research Methods, Physical Fitness Assessment, Physical Fitness Prescription, EKG, Therapeutic Exercise and Pharmacology, Biomechanics, and general education fitness and activity courses.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of faculty-mentored student research and scholarship. Active membership in professional societies, professional service, student advising, faculty governance responsibilities, and chapel attendance are expected.
The Department of Kinesiology offers a major in Exercise Science with two concentration options and a major in Sport Management. The department also offered minors in Sport Management and Coaching. The department has 7 full-time faculty and is housed in the Eichling Aquatics Wing of the Kesler Student Activities Center.
Taylor University is an evangelical nondenominational Christian liberal arts university in which all programs are shaped by a Christian worldview and the integration of faith, learning and living within a community of intentional Christian nurture and relationships.
Taylor is distinctive in its commitment to the spiritual and intellectual development of its students as well as of its faculty members. Academic pursuits at Taylor are rigorous, demanding imagination, dedication and integrity from both students and faculty. As a Christian institution, Taylor University has highly capable, supportive faculty who recognize that all truth has its source in God. Taylor University carries out its mission and purposes primarily by offering undergraduate programs in its residential campus setting. The University also offers focused graduate programs that expand and complement curricular and institutional strengths.
The University is located in the small town of Upland, IN, which is 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis and 50 miles south of Fort Wayne. The combination of rural location and proximity to metropolitan areas provides numerous benefits.
Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum vita, and a completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application is available at http://www2.taylor.edu/provost/facultyapplication.doc. Material should be addressed to Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.