Abilene Christian University is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All qualified applicants for these positions must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of the university.
Title of Position
Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology
Kinesiology & Nutrition Department
Faculty Position Information
The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at Abilene Christian University is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology to teach in the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree. This is a 9-month full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 14, 2023. The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition is committed to building a diverse staff that represents our community, student population and those we serve. We strongly seek applications from candidates of color, and people of color are encouraged to apply. General duties will be to teach a variety of Kinesiology courses, mentor undergraduate students, and nurture experiential learning and interprofessional education.
A candidate with a doctoral degree is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to quality education of undergraduate Kinesiology students through excellent teaching within the classroom and in the laboratory while fostering a Christ-centered environment.
ACU does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.
ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets. Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.
ACU is in Abilene, Texas, a city of nearly 120,000 people 150 miles west of the Dallas and Fort Worth area. ACU Dallas, a branch campus in Addison, Texas, is the home of the university’s online programs. A selective, four-year private Christian university, ACU is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century. It has been acknowledged as one of the top institutions in the nation for first-year experiences, service learning and learning communities. ACU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ and is one of the largest private universities in the Southwest. ACU aims to contribute to its students’ spiritual and intellectual growth, as well as their vocational formation. ACU enrolls 5,293 students, comprising 3,496 undergraduates and 1,797 graduate students, generally from 51 states and territories, and 45 nations. Nearly 44% of ACU’s student body is racially and ethnically diverse.
The university is experiencing enrollment growth, as well as record private giving, and continues to stand out in national rankings and benchmarks. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Abilene Christian in the top 10 nation...ally, out of 1,500 universities evaluated, in three categories for two consecutive years for its exceptional commitment to student success. It was also the highest-ranking university in Texas. For the 11th time in the last 12 years, ACU was recognized as one of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and for the second time is also among 30 four-year institutions named to the “Great Colleges” Honor Roll for achievements in five categories: Facilities, Workspace and Security; Job Satisfaction; Professional/Career Development Programs; Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship; and Work/Life Balance.
ACU is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The university is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ and its mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. All applicants must be professing Christians and be deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. ACU does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.