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Exercise Science Faculty Position Opportunity

Brevard College has an opening in Exercise Science for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2016. We would greatly appreciate it if you would post this announcement (attached) and forward this email to any graduates who might be interested in applying.  Brevard College is a small liberal arts college located in western North Carolina.

Brevard College seeks a dynamic teacher to fill a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science /Kinesiology, beginning fall 2016.

Successful candidates must be interested in teaching exercise science/kinesiology and related courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. A terminal degree such as a PhD or EdD from an accredited institution is advantageous, but an MS may be acceptable. Teaching responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and introductory exercise science. In addition, development of special topics in an area of expertise will be expected to round out the teaching load.

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a residential liberal arts college. Situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard College is located 33 miles southwest of Asheville, North Carolina. Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action. Our faculty purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflections in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, and clarify values.

The starting date for this position is August 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Initial screening of applicants will begin on June 6th. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living environment, Brevard College conducts background investigations on all final candidates being considered for employment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter of application addressing interest in Brevard College, curricula vitae, a sample syllabus from a course recently taught, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to:

Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Brevard College
One Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712

Additional information is available at the College web site, Brevard College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. Brevard College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dr. Mary Kay White
Associate Professor
Science and Mathematics Division
Brevard College
Brevard, NC 28712