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Physical Education/Exercise Science (open rank)

Effective Date: August 10, 2021




  1. Doctorate degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science, or Human Performance
  2. Ability to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in exercise science (biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, testing/statists, and related subjects emphasizing ACSM guidelines throughout the curricula)
  3. ACSM Exercise Specialist or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist or NSCA CSCS
  4. Ability to work effectively with the administration, faculty, staff, and students from within the University
  5. Research and/or scholarly activities that are appropriate for the appointed rank
  6. Active involvement in community service and student recruitment


  1. Previous successful teaching experience in higher education
  2. Successful grant writing experience



  1. Teach normal load of 9-12 undergraduate and graduate-level credit hours per semester in the area of exercise science
  2. Fulfill other faculty responsibilities including student advisement, scholarly research, grant seeking, creative projects, and participation in University and community service
  3. Supervise interns in exercise science
  4. Serve on college and University committees as may be appropriate
  5. Build and sustain partnerships with community, business, and industry
  6. Complete other appropriate responsibilities related to the total University function
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson and/or Dean.


Salary: Dependent upon credentials; includes excellent medical and retirement benefits.


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin upon receipt, and continue until the position is filled.


To Apply: Send materials listed below to:

Dr. R.T. Floyd

The University of West Alabama

Station 14

Livingston, AL 35470


  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Email and phone numbers of at least three current professional references
  4. Transcripts of all college work (unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment)


The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.