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Lecturer Kinesiology/Exercise Science - Washburn University

State: Topeka, KS
Position: Lecturer Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: January 18, 2019

Job Description / Duties

• Teach semester course load of 12 credit hours as assigned by the Department Chair.
• Supervision of the Exercise Science Lab
• Advise and mentor kinesiology students.
• Maintain regular office hours and participate in departmental governance.
• Arrange and supervise internship placements.
• Develop and maintain scholarship appropriate to rank.
• Perform teaching-related department, university and community service.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Kinesiology or in a related field.
• Strong background in Biomechanics and Physiology of Exercise.
• Background in Fitness Testing, Exercise Prescription and Anatomical Kinesiology.
• Demonstrated successful teaching at the college/university level.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to teach Sports Nutrition, Wellness Concepts and/or Current Literature in Kinesiology.
• Supervision of an Exercise Science lab.
• ACSM, NSCA or related certification.
• Evidence of discipline-related scholarly/creative activity.
• Evidence of discipline-related service to the profession.

Additional Information

Application Procedures
Application review will begin February 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Application materials may be submitted online or via U.S. Postal Service. If submitting application materials via the USPS, send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student course evaluations), copies of transcripts for all academic work, and contact information for four professional references to: Kinesiology Search Committee, Kinesiology Department, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621 (please do not send additional materials until requested). If submitting application materials electronically, please send all materials described above as a single PDF file to: and use “Exercise Science” in the subject line. Questions may be sent to Dr. Park Lockwood, Search Committee Chair at The successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts and submit to a background check prior to hire.

Contact Information

Questions may be sent to Dr. Park Lockwood, Search Committee Chair at

Employer Profile

Washburn University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Kinesiology/Exercise Science to begin August 2019. This is a full time, 9-month, non-tenure track position. Successful candidate will be committed to providing quality undergraduate education.

Washburn is a top-notch university in an urban setting where students of all backgrounds have been finding their niche since 1865.

Nestled in the heart of Topeka - the capital city with about 127,400 residents - Washburn can give students from small towns a big-city feel, while providing students from major metropolitan areas a more manageable environment.

Washburn's beautiful campus - on 160 acres - offers easy navigability, historic architecture, industry-standard technology in classrooms and labs and free parking. With about 7,000 students on campus, you'll be a name not a number.