Job- Western State College of Colorado Lecturer in Exercise & Sport Science

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on February 13, 2014

Western State College of Colorado – Gunnison, COWCSU Logo

Western State Colorado University invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the Exercise and Sport Science (ESS) program.

The ESS program has approximately 210 majors, a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum, and five full-time faculty members. For more information about the ESS program, visit the website at . This full-time temporary position provides a great opportunity to obtain experience teaching at a small liberal arts institution in a supportive environment.


Teaching responsibilities include the following undergraduate courses: Foundations of ESS, Lifetime Wellness, Principles of Sport Management, Facility Management, Program Design, Risk Management, and Adapted Physical Activity. Additional courses assigned according to qualifications of the individual hired. Faculty are also expected to participate in program and department work, which includes student advising.


Ph.D. preferred, Master’s degree required in exercise, sport, or fitness- related field. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Industry experience within sport or exercise settings is a plus.

Additional Application Information:

Start date: August 2014

Application: Interested and qualified applicants apply online.
Visit , select the job title then scroll up the page and click the “apply link”. The following items are required attachments to your online application : • cover letter which addresses ability to teach the listed courses
• curriculum vitae
• academic transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for application purposes)
• contact information for three professional references

Please direct questions regarding the position to Dr. Kathleen Kinkema: .

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts and background check are required prior to employment.

Closing Date:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Western encourages the application of qualified women and minority candidates.

Western State Colorado University is a public university with an enrollment of 2,400 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized undergraduate education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver at an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains. The Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about Western.

Western State Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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