Assistant Professor of Health & Exercise Science – Doctoral Level


Louisiana Christian University

The Department of Health and Exercise Science in the School of Nursing and Allied Health welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Science. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses such as Kinesiology, Nutrition; Exercise Physiology; Motor Learning; Tests and Measurements; Sport Skill Analysis and Strength and Conditioning and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Responsibilities include teaching both face-to-face and online undergraduate courses, advising and mentoring students, supervising student interns, serving on college committees and in community service. Faculty development through scholarship activities including travel and research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged. Funding is available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education with the following mission: Louisiana Christian University is Christ-Centered Community committed to academic excellence where students are equipped for lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.


Applicants with an earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or a related field are preferred; however, ABDs who will complete their degree before the date of appointment will be considered. NSCA certification and/or ACSM certification is preferred. Evidence of peer-reviewed publications and professional presentations is also highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be familiar with word processing software and have a basic understanding of computers and their application in an academic setting.
  • Ability to motivate students to excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to teach through a variety of modalities to effectively instruct students

Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist, coeducational university of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Must be a visible CHRISTIAN leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana Christian University and the Baptist Faith.

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following:

  1. A cover letter
  2. LCU faculty application
  3. LCU Christian Worldview Statement
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  6. Three letters of recommendation

Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Louisiana Christian University

1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567

Pineville, LA 71359

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