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Movement Science-Exercise Science (Assistant Professor) - College of Liberal Arts and Science

Apply now Job no: 492687
Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Allendale
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Required Qualifications and Education:
A PhD in exercise science or related field. Applicants whom are ABD, with planned completion by August 31, 2018, will also be considered.

The committee is seeking applicants with a demonstrated effectiveness in undergraduate teaching, and who are able to engage and collaborate in scholarship and service opportunities. Individuals who are committed to the diversity and excellence of the university community are urged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Professional certification in exercise science field, i.e. ACSM or NSCA.

Applicants should be able to teach undergraduate exercise science courses at a standard semester load of nine credits. These credits may include but are not limited to: exercise for special populations; exercise testing and prescription; and other programmatic courses as needed. The applicant must have a planned agenda for their scholarship. In addition to teaching and scholarship, applicants will be expected to participate in student advising and service to the department, college, and university.

Institution: Grand Valley is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution with over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Movement Science Department has 20 tenure-track faculty and over 1,300 undergraduate students.

Department/Division:  Movement Science Department/Exercise Science

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Grand Valley State University offers an excellent benefits program. For further information on this, please access the Human Resources website at

Application Deadline Date:  A review of applications will begin October 23, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.

How To Apply: You must submit a cover letter, current resume, and statement describing your teaching philosophy, experience, and classroom strategies at You will also need to provide three professional references.  If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.   If you have questions about the position, please contact Ross Sherman, Ph.D., search committee chair, at

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