Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Position: Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Starting date: Fall 2024

Position Description:

Malone University seeks an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science to be a core member of the Exercise Science program which is housed in the Department of Natural Sciences. The department also has majors in Biology, Chemistry and Zoo & Wildlife Biology majors. Individuals with expertise in Exercise Science, Biomechanics, or Athletic Training are encouraged to apply. 


●    The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester
●    Teach lectures and labs in athletic injury and care, biomechanics, anatomical structure and function, anatomy and physiology and other courses based on applicant’s areas of specialization.
●    Advise and mentor students and supervise undergraduate research
●    Engage in scholarship and community service
●    Serve on departmental & institutional committees


●    Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Athletic Training or related field by August 2024
●    Certification through the NCSA, ACSM or NATA is strongly recommended but not required
●    Ability to teach courses related to clinical exercise science, care and prevention of injuries, biomechanics and anatomy and physiology
●    Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, professional development and scholarly research
●    Commitment to the Christian faith and a commitment to the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline


Review of applications will begin in early 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

About the Department:

The Department of Natural Sciences consists of six full-time faculty (three biologists, two chemists, and an exercise science specialist) with varying research interests. The department offers nine academic majors, several of which have specialty tracks including Exercise Science. 

How to Apply:

Application materials should include:

1. Letter of application

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Completed Malone University faculty employment application

4. Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt: Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (750 words or fewer) in which you: 

- Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.

- Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community.

5. Statement of the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline (750 words or fewer)

6. Statement of teaching philosophy

7. Research statement describing your research and scholarship agenda, including completed research as well as areas of scholarly interest

8. Names and contact information for three professional references

Application materials should be sent to:

Christina Schnyders, Ph.D.
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH  44709-3897

Potential applicants can send questions about the position to the search committee chair:

Keith Burns
Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.