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Visiting Faculty - Exercise Science - Movement Science

Apply now Job no: 492888
Work type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - Academic Year
Location: Allendale
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Summary: Grand Valley State is a masters-at-large, liberal arts college with just over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students housed on two campuses in Allendale and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The exercise science program is contained within the Movement Science Department and has just over 1,000 undergraduate students across two different emphasis areas – Clinical and Health Fitness Instruction.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a MS/MA in exercise science or a closely related field is essential.
  • The committee is seeking an individual with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college and/or university level, and commitment to professional growth.

Preferred Qualification:

  • A nationally recognized professional certification, e.g. NSCA or ACSM or equivalent

Responsibilities:

The responsibility of this position will be to teach classroom courses related to:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Research Methods
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning
  • Other courses as assigned

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Initially a one-year appointment, with the possibility of two, further one-year renewals to a maximum of three years.

Campus: Allendale

Institution: Grand Valley State is a masters-at-large, liberal arts college with just over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students housed on two campuses in Allendale and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The exercise science program is contained within the Movement Science Department and has just over 1,000 undergraduate students across two different emphasis areas – Clinical and Health Fitness Instruction.

Department/Division: Movement Science Department / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Application Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and click "Apply now". Include a letter of application, a CV, and a statement describing your teaching philosophy, experience, and strategies in the classroom. You will also need to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215.  Contact Dr. Heather Gulgin, Search Committee Chair, at (616) 331- 8871 or gulginh@gvsu.edu with questions about the position.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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