Clinical Assistant Professor - Exercise Science

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences

Position Overview:

The Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, Clinical Assistant Professor faculty position in Exercise Science. This position requires the applicant to teach a variety of courses, and within various disciplines, in the department. Teaching content areas include:  Exercise Physiology, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Physical Activity for Special Populations, and/or Sports Nutrition. The successful candidate will also be required to teach in both of our undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology degree programs. Clinical faculty workload assignments generally consist of 80% Teaching and 20% Service, with summer teaching opportunities available. This position is location-specific to the Boise State University campus, in Boise, Idaho, and requires the utilization of various teaching modalities, e.g., in-person, hybrid and online. The start date for this position is August, 2023.

About Us:

The Department of Kinesiology employs 19 full-time faculty, numerous adjunct faculty, and three professional staff members. Currently, the department services over 900 undergraduate and graduate students through undergraduate programs in Kinesiology and K-12 Physical Education and Health, and graduate programs in Athletic Leadership (MAL), Athletic Training (MAT), and Kinesiology (MK and MS–non thesis and thesis tracks). The Department of Kinesiology is dedicated to advancing knowledge of lifelong health, physical activity, and sport through excellence in teaching, innovative research, and high impact service.

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Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field
  • Evidence of successful college/university teaching

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related field.  Candidates completing their doctorate (ABD) or interested in starting a doctoral program are encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum of three years of college/university teaching in varied exercise science-related areas
  • Online and/or hybrid teaching experience
  • ACSM and/or CSCS Certification, or ability to complete in a year’s time

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that work for your life situation. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV/Resume that includes employment and teaching history
  • Cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • Statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Teaching evaluations demonstrating effective teaching (if available)
  • Contact information for 3-5 professional references

The position will remain open until filled.  Review of applications will begin on May 5, 2023.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to: Tim Kempf ( or Jane Shimon (

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