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Assistant Professor - Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions - Exercise Physiology

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Science, Life Sciences, Anatomy/Physiology
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Assistant Professor - Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions - Exercise Physiology

The Department of Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University is hiring for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach courses that may include human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, nutrition, and/or research design and statistics. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop an active, independent research program in applied or basic exercise physiology that involves undergraduates. Other responsibilities will include mentoring and advising students in the major, and providing service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. Candidates must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including proficiency in English.

This position is a tenure-track assistant professor appointment beginning August 2024. A Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology (or closely related field) is required. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher-scholar within a primarily undergraduate institution.

  • A Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology (or a closely related field) is required.
  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations.
  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others

How to Apply
Applicants must apply with the following materials attached to the online application AND via email to:

The complete application must include the following:
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief research description (1 page)
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to further submit (to the email above):
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Research plan (3-5 pages)
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Statement of how the candidate will contribute to the Mission of Creighton University

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information, please visit

If you have any questions or issues submitting your application or materials, please don't hesitate to contact For general questions about the position, please contact G. Patrick Lambert, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair (

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