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Lecturer of Kinesiology

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306
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    Full Time

The School of Kinesiology at Ball State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Kinesiology. This is a full-time contract faculty position in the School of Kinesiology with emphasis in the Physical Fitness and Wellness Program (University Core Curriculum requirement) available August 17, 2018 for the academic year. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Physical Fitness and Wellness courses – primarily Group Fitness and Walking activity courses.


Minimum qualifications: Earned Master’s Degree in wellness, kinesiology, exercise science, physical education/health education or closely related field from an accredited college or university by date of appointment. Two years of group fitness teaching experience.      


Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Preferred qualifications: At least five years of group fitness teaching experience and/or notable reputation, especially at a national level. Ability to teach a variety of physical activity courses. Group fitness and/or activity course teaching experience at a collegiate level.


Certifications/Licensures: Candidates must possess one or more of the following certifications: Group Fitness Instructor (ACE); Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA); Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM);

Similar certification to those listed above from a nationally/internationally recognized professional organization.


Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/12963 Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Mrs. Kendra Zenisek, curriculum vitae and copy of master’s transcripts. Copies of transcripts of all graduate work must be submitted with your application. The transcript must include the degree program, type of degree, the granting institution, the date conferred and the name of the candidate. If degree will be completed by date of appointment, the transcript must show progress towards earning the degree versus the date the degree was conferred. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire. Additionally, an education verification will be done at the time of hire.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through June 10, 2018.  


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty


Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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