Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

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The Health and Sport Sciences Division at Missouri Baptist University is seeking an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Exercise Science.

Salary will be determined by successful candidate’s education, background and experience.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and active participation in allied professional organizations. Applicants should have primary expertise in exercise science. Sub-specialties may include but are not limited to exercise physiology, exercise psychology, exercise testing and prescription, community health, and biomechanics.

Previous university teaching experience, an earned doctorate in exercise science or related area, and ACSM certification are preferred.

MBU is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service while integrating personal faith with the pursuit of knowledge. Candidates should be self-motivated team players with excellent interpersonal skills.

To apply and be considered for this position, all of the following information MUST be included:

  1. Cover letter summarizing your qualifications
  2. Resume and curriculum vitae
  3. Copy of Official Transcripts
  4. Three to five professional references with their contact information including the following:
    1. Telephone number
    2. E-mail address
    3. Mailing address
  5. Statement of Faith

The statement of faith should clearly explain your view of scripture, salvation, church affiliation and your personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The statement should also explain how faith influences your personal and professional life, contributes to your interest in MBU, and prepares you to follow MBU’s vision, mission, and core values.

Submit all of the required materials in attached Microsoft Word or PDF files, via a single e-mail to Dr. Greg Comfort at, Division Chair for Health and Sport Sciences, Missouri Baptist University, One College Park Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141-8698.