Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website,

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science. The position is full-time, 9 month, tenure track.

Candidates for the position must have a Masters or Ph.D. in Exercise Science or a related field.

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a college with a Christian commitment.

Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in Exercise Science will ideally meet the following criteria: A faculty member in the Exercise Science program should be broadly trained, successful as a classroom teacher, experienced teaching with technology, and have an interest/experience with grant writing. Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or the ability to obtain CSCS certification is preferred. Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include courses such as strength and conditioning, applied kinesiology, motor learning and development, administration of exercise science, fitness for special populations, foundations of EXSC, and selected topics courses. Additional responsibilities include internship and/or practicum supervision, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community.  In addition to teaching lower and upper-level courses, the ideal candidate will also be willing to direct undergraduate research projects.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email

Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760