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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor - Kinesiology, Nutrition, & Health

Posted: 07/07/2024

Job no: 503281
Department: Kinesiology, Nutrition, & Health
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes


Job Summary:
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach undergraduate courses in Kinesiology and graduate courses in Athletic Training. Appointments are for August 2024-May 2025 with the possibility of renewal depending on available funding and performance.  Faculty in the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health provide a quality learning experience for students, supervise student research projects, serve on institutional committees, and are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.

The vision of the College of Education, Health, and Society is to foster critically engaged leaders prepared to take on complex and interdisciplinary challenges through transdisciplinary problem-solving that seeks equity and justice in our changing global society. In working towards realizing the College’s vision, the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health advances the science and practice of human movement and health behaviors to enhance quality of life, improve client/patient outcomes, and reduce local and global health disparities.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, or closely related field, by date of appointment, for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor. Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, or closely related field plus (5) years of significant professional experience in teaching, research, and/or clinical service in Athletic Training, by date of appointment, for appointment as Instructor.  Certified and in good standing as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) and licensed and in good standing (or eligible) as an Athletic Trainer (LAT) by the state of Ohio’s Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Consideration may be given to candidates with: 1) experience teaching a variety of kinesiology and/or athletic training courses at the college level; 2) working knowledge of Commission on Accreditation Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accreditation standards and 2020 CAATE Curricular Content; 3) experience as a clinically practicing Athletic Trainer and preceptor; 4) a clinically-oriented certification (e.g., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist); 5) experience working with multicultural and/or diverse populations; 6) experience teaching hybrid or fully online as well as face-to-face courses.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Inquiries may be directed to Emily Davie at


Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin June 18, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 04 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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