30+ days ago


Seattle, WA


Location: Seattle, WA Category: Adjunct Applicant Pool Posted On: Thu Jan 2 2020 Job Description:

We are accepting applications for adjunct faculty for teaching HHP courses including but not limited to, Health and Wellness, Special Populations, Motor Learning and Control, Exercise Physiology, Anatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Research Methods, Pedagogical Instruction, Sports Medicine, Kinesiology, and Sport Psychology. Interest in teaching activities courses is also desirable; for example, weightlifting, skiing, hiking, backpacking, SCUBA, sailing, canoeing, and cycling.

Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sport Psychology, or closely related field; doctorate preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree applicants with at least 3 years of experience in the field and relevant certification(s) (e.g., CSCS, ACSM, NASM) will also be considered.
  • Desirable candidates will maintain certification(s) in a related fitness organization including but not limited to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), or National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
  • Commitment to support active, participatory learning experiences.

Additional Information:

Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants who actively practice their Christian faith and feel comfortable discussing the intersection of faith and science with students. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a multicultural academic community. The School of Health Sciences is committed to an intentional and sustained school-wide effort to hire and support a diverse faculty. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service. At Seattle Pacific, 40% of students are persons of color, and a significant number are first-generation college students (see student profile). Thus, applicants who can demonstrate effective mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds are especially welcomed.