Lecturer in Physiology
Iowa State University
United States

Position Title:

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Exercise Physiology



Appointment Type:




Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:


The Department of Kinesiology, in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University, invites applications for a 9-month term faculty position, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor. This is a non-tenure eligible position.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach up to 12-credit hours (or equivalent effort) per semester, which includes classroom instruction of department courses offered in Kinesiology and Health Studies in the Exercise Physiology area and supervision of labs. The candidate is expected to engage in continuous professional and curriculum development at the undergraduate level, as well as engage in department and institutional service.  Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion, and exhibit the potential for long-term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, college, and university.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of university teaching experience to the defined teaching responsibilities, obtained master’s or higher degree in Kinesiology or related disciplines.


Preferred Qualifications:

Obtained a doctoral degree in Kinesiology or related disciplines; 4 or more years’ experience in teaching Exercise Physiology related courses in higher education institutions.


Department/Program & College Description:

 The Department of Kinesiology is one of five academic units in the College of Human Sciences and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in kinesiology.  The department has approximately 1100 undergraduate and 40 graduate students, making it one of the largest academic departments at Iowa State. Through our teaching, research, service, and outreach efforts, the Department of Kinesiology strives to promote health and wellbeing by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and healthy living to improve the lives of citizens of Iowa, the United States, and the world. The expertise and interests of our nationally recognized faculty are diverse and reflect biomechanical, pedagogical, physiological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives of physical activity, exercise, and health.


Department Unit/Website: https://www.kin.hs.iastate.edu/


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Proposed Start Date:

August 16, 2023



Proposed End Date or Length of Term:

May 15, 2024



Number of Months Employed Per Year:

09 Month Work Period



Time Type:

Full time



Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

4) Teaching Philosophy Statement

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Why Choose ISU?
Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
• Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
• Generous leave plans;
• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);
• Life insurance and long-term disability;
• Flexible Spending Accounts;
• Various voluntary benefits and discounts;
• Employee Assistance Program;
• Wellbeing program.



Original Posting Date:

May 15, 2023




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