The Department of Sciences and Mathematics at Simpson University has launched a new and vibrant program in kinesiology, starting fall 2020 to equip our students for careers in Pre-Athletic Training, Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Sport and Leisure, and Sport Management.
Simpson University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission. Simpson is a private, liberal arts university offering a diversity of sciences and mathematics and associated programs including kinesiology, biology, nursing, mathematics, mathematics for educators and outdoor leadership. Simpson University is a Christ-centered learning community committed to developing each student in mind, faith and character for a lifetime of meaningful work and service in a constantly changing world.
All employees of the university sign a Statement of Faith consistent with the values and expectations of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the university.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with an abiding faith in Jesus Christ and a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, university and community service and program development. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching and advising undergraduate students in our kinesiology program, with tracks in both exercise science and applied health. This individual will be responsible for curriculum design, assessment and evaluation for these degree programs. Additional responsibilities will include service to the department and the university.
Please follow the online application form and submit your curriculum vita, faith statement and a statement of teaching experience and how faith may be integrated into curriculum.
Applicants should have at least a Master's degree in kinesiology or a related field. Preference will be given for PhD applicants in the appropriate fields of study as well as those applicants with prior teaching experience as well as work experience as an allied health or exercise professional. All candidates should have a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
About Simpson University
Simpson University, California’s only Christian university north of Sacramento, has been educating and shaping world-influencers for nearly 100 years. Fully accredited, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies, and credential programs, serving more than 1,000 students a year.
One of four schools of higher education of The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, Simpson’s students come from all over the world – the majority from California. More than 30 percent of traditional undergraduates are first-generation college students, and ethnic diversity characterizes almost one-third of the population.
Nearly two-thirds of Simpson’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of study and come from major universities around the U.S. They are award-winning scholars, writers and composers who choose to be in an academic environment where they can integrate faith and learning. With a ratio of one professor for every 11 students, Simpson offers an intensely personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to engage in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost their graduate school and career prospects.