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Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Studies

The Department of Sport and Exercise Studies at Randolph College invites applicants with a Ph.D. or ABD with a completion date prior to July 2023 in kinesiology, exercise science/studies or related fields for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor.  Date of employment is July 2023; report date is mid-August.  The successful candidate will have a strong interest in teaching a range of undergraduate courses including motor development, wellness, senior seminar, strength and conditioning and other health related courses.  We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service, and demonstrate evidence and commitment to student-centered and inclusive teaching practices. CSCS certification is preferred.

Responsibilities include, engaging in scholarly activities, serving on college committees, participating in college service, and assisting in the academic advising and continued development of the sport and exercise studies program. Tenure track faculty teach six courses per academic year, three per semester.  The College’s innovative TAKE2 curriculum includes 4 seven-week sessions in an academic year allowing students to sharpen their focus with immersive learning, gain life balance with a more flexible schedule, and most importantly, thrive within a supportive student-centered environment. Opportunities for new course development are available.

Randolph College, founded as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is in Lynchburg VA at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Randolph College has a longstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and an appreciation for and commitment to diversity.  Randolph was recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2022 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges and was ranked 12th in the nation for “most accessible professors” by the Princeton Review.

Submit a letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and three reference letters to  At least one reference should address teaching effectiveness. Applications received by December 9, 2022, will receive priority.  Randolph is an EOE M/F/D/V employer and encourages applicants who enrich the diversity of the campus community.


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