Kinesiology Lecturer

Purdue University

Job Summary


The Department of Health & Kinesiology at Purdue University seeks applicants for an academic-year (9-month) lecturer/senior lecturer position in kinesiology to begin in August 2023.  Applicants must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, exercise physiology or a related field.  Applicants must show evidence of success in teaching, preferably at the college level. The successful applicant will teach basic and applied kinesiology courses, will support coordination and supervision of student internships, advise departmental student organizations, and contribute to departmental engagement/service activities as appropriate. Professional certification and memberships pertinent to the profession are preferred, such as, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA CSCS), Clinical Exercise Physiologist by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-CEP), etc.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy and experience teaching kinesiology coursework at the college level to: The candidate must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically (by the recommender) to Ms. Michelle Scott ([email protected]). The position will be open until filled; review of applicants will begin February 24, 2023. Questions about the position can be sent to Cassandra Ledman, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]


Purdue University’s Department of Health & Kinesiology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement indicating their past experiences, current interest, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity, equity and inclusion.


Purdue University, the College of Health and Human Sciences and the Department of Health and Kinesiology are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.


The Department of Health & Kinesiology is one of nine units in the College of Health & Human Sciences and is home to over 550 undergraduate students and 40 graduate students. Purdue is consistently ranked among the leading research institutions in the country and has the second largest international student population among U.S. public universities.


Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana within easy driving distance of both Indianapolis and Chicago. Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 50,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees.


A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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