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Adjunct Instructor in Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences (Exercise Science)

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Adjunct Instructor in Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences (Exercise Science)

Role Code/Title
AJ - Adjunct Faculty

Position Number

Working Title
Adjunct Instructor in Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences (Exercise Science)

Kinesiology And Health Sciences

Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery ? the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It?s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool
All Applicants

Anticipated Hiring Range

Monroe Park Campus

Position Type
Adjunct - Teaching


Normal work days

Normal work hours

Job Category
Adjunct - Teaching

Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System?

Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment?

Is any portion of this position grant-funded?

Sensitive Position

Resource Critical

Description of the Job

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities & Sciences is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty to teach in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Responsible to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Exercise Science in the following course options:
HPEX 121: Self Defense: Karate or Judo
HPEX 271: Safety, First Aid and CPR
HPEX 310: Fitness and Health
HPEX 350: Nutrition
HPEX 371: Psychology of Physical Activity
HPEX 373: Structural Kinesiology
HPEX 374: Musculoskeletal Structure and Movement
HPEX 375: Physiology of Exercise
HPEX 380: Resistance Training for Health and Performance
HPEX 440: Chronic Disease and Exercise Management
HPEX 441: Assessment and Exercise Intervention in Health and Disease
HPEX 470: Exercise Programming and Leadership
HPEX 445: Principles of Health Care Management
HPEX 475: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
HPEX 480: Professional Certification Seminar
HEMS 550: Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Management
HEMS 600: Introduction to Research Design in Health and Movement Sciences
HEMS 601: Movement Physiology
HEMS 604: Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity
HEMS 605: Psychology of Physical Activity
HEMS 610: Laboratory Techniques in Rehabilitation Science
HEMS 675: Clinical Exercise Physiology
REMS 701: Advanced Exercise Physiology I
REMS 702: Advanced Exercise Physiology II
REMS 703: Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
REMS 704: Psychobiology of Physical Activity
REMS 705: Metabolic Aspects of Physical Activity

Required Qualifications

Earned Master?s Degree in Exercise Science or related field for undergraduate course; Earned Doctoral Degree in Exercise Science or related field for graduate course; competence in teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in content areas listed. Faculty member must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications

Record of teaching in higher education with positive course evaluations.

Job Open Date

Remove from posting on or before

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references. Candidates must agree to current and prior employers being contacted, if they are among a small group of finalists. Multiple positions will be hired from this posting. Review of applications will being July 25, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

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Adjunct Instructor in Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences (Exercise Science)