Posting Detail Information
Working Title Instructor
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202200116F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $52,500 - $58,000
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Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Health and Exercise Science (HES) is one of eight academic
programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State
University is Colorado's land grant institution and holds the
Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie
Commission on Higher Education. Health and Exercise Science is focused on a
three-part mission of undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and
scholarly work and outreach/engagement/service. We are committed to our goal
of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and
graduates that are focused on helping people protect and improve their health
and quality of life throughout the lifespan.
The Department has ~1150 undergraduate majors, 30-35 M.S. and Ph.D. students,
10-12 academic and research staff and 25 faculty members. Faculty in the
Department of Health and Exercise Science have a strong commitment to high-
quality teaching and advising and conduct innovative research with an emphasis
on basic, translational, and clinical work to prevent aging-related disease
and disability and maximize human functional performance.
The Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, the research hub for HES,
is a CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence and a center for
interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach. HES also has a strong
focus on community engagement, including a First Responder Heart Disease
Prevention Program, Adult Fitness Program, Noon Hour Fitness Program, Youth
Sports Camps and an After-School program.
Tenure/Tenure Track? No
% Research 0
% Teaching 90
% Service 10
% Administration 0
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
The department of Health and Exercise Science seeks applicants who are
interested in obtaining a non-tenure track Instructor position within the
department. The Instructor position within the department of Health and
Exercise Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences is a 9-month,
full-time Faculty position. This will be funded by the department of Health
and Exercise science, and will perform teaching and related responsibilities
as detailed below.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required
for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
Master's degree in an appropriate discipline.
One or more years teaching undergraduate courses in content area at the
college or university level as the instructor of record (after completion
of Master's degree).
Effective written and oral communications skills.
Preferred Job Qualifications
PhD in an appropriate discipline.
Knowledge of certifications (e.g. ACSM, NSCA) in the health and wellness
Experience leading or working as a key part of a team on community events.
Experience in managing and developing course curriculum.
Experience with developing learning support materials, such as recitation
or supplemental instruction.
Familiarity and experience with modern learning technologies and/or
classroom strategies for promoting student success.
Experience teaching in various platforms and environments – resident
instruction, online and hybrid.
Interest in scholarship of teaching and learning in science education.
Consistent with department and institutional values, candidates are
expected to have the ability to advance the department's commitment to
diversity and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how
professional experiences align with identified required and preferred
qualifications of the position, a current resume or curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, e-mail addresses, and
telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References will not
be contacted without prior notification of candidates. If you have questions,
please contact Kristen Sutter (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living
environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this
environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts
background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of
background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not
limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history,
financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also
be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of
the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is
free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color,
religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran
status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and
admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The
University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against
employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado
State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and
affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce
and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and
executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The
Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs
and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160,
(970) 491-1715, email@example.com.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal
Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160,
(970) 491-5836, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the
University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for
Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort
Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, email@example.com.
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil
Rights, Department of Education.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to
have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and
Search Contact Kristen Sutter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Duty Category Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring
Teach up to 4 undergraduate classes or sections during the Spring and Fall
semesters in the areas of Theory of Health Behavior, Virtual Wellness
Coaching (practical application of health and wellness knowledge to a
clientele via a virtual format), Introduction to Exercise Physiology,
Physical Activity throughout the Lifespan, and Exercise Prescription.
Summer teaching options are also available if interested.
Work with other instructors to maintain consistent high quality and
learning outcomes in courses taught by multiple instructors, including
developing syllabi and other materials.
Provide student office hours
Meet with students regarding careers in physical activity and healthy
lifestyles Work with ACSM and other national certifying organizations to
prepare our students to sit for the appropriate examinations
Work to develop opportunities with industry, health care providers and
other entities to infuse hands-on experiences into the curriculum for our
Percentage Of Time 90
Job Duty Category Service
Serve on HES departmental committees
Provide strong support for HES student-oriented events like the homecoming
5Krace, HES Fest and the departmental newsletter
Represent HES in campus and community outreach capacities (e.g.
occasionally give presentations to the community on physical activity and
Percentage Of Time 10
Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Resume or CV
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Professional References