Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a nine-month position as an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. The candidate selected will be responsible for teaching 24 hours per academic year of undergraduate courses in exercise science to students on the Bolivar campus. Candidates must be evangelical Christians who have a commitment to undergraduate, church-related (Southern Baptist) education. Responsibilities will begin with the fall 2018 semester.
Southwest Baptist University is an institution of higher education, offering courses leading both to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Approximately 1,600 on-campus students may choose from 46 programs of study as they pursue a liberal arts-based, career-oriented education. The University is comprised of the College of Business and Computer Science, the College of Education and Social Sciences, the College of Music, Arts, and Letters, and the Redford College of Theology and Church Vocations. The main campus is located in the city of Bolivar, a community of 10,000 located 23 miles north of Springfield, Missouri.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review/screening of applications will begin immediately. We are committed to providing a rich learning environment for our students. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Please select “Apply Now” to complete the online application and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vita, statement of educational philosophy and three letters of reference. References may be sent confidentially to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Direct all application and materials questions to:
email@example.com or 417-328-1512
Direct all job specific questions to:
Joe Wooderson, Committee Chair and Department Chair of Kinesiology
1600 University Avenue
Southwest Baptist University
Bolivar, MO 65613
* Master’s degree in Kinesiology or Exercise Science
* Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
* Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and mentoring students
* Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or Exercise Science (ABD considered)