Instructional, Adjunct Exercise and Sports Science

Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions.  Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person.  We embrace justice compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership.

Work type: Part-time

Department Opening: Allied Health

The Exercise and Sports Science program (ESS) is seeking a part-time ESS adjunct instructor for the 2023-2024 Academic year; to start August 2023.  Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement and research, as well as service to the college and community. Marian University is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising and mentoring.

Teaching responsibilities include courses each semester, as demand requires. Candidates should exhibit skill and enthusiasm in teaching undergraduates.

We are currently looking for candidates with an ability to teach the following courses:

ESS 321 Exercise Prescription

ESS 325 Sociology of Sport

ESS 330 Prevention, Care and Treatment of Athletic Injuries

ESS 340 Exercise Physiology

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses throughout the curriculum in the undergraduate Exercise and Sports Science Program in the on-campus in-person delivery method. There may also be opportunities to teach in online or hybrid modalities.


  • Master’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Physical Education, or related field required.

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Ph.D. in Exercise and Sports Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Physical Education, or related field required.
  • Experience with Higher-Education teaching, both in-person and online modalities.
  • Experience in learning management system platforms.

Application Requirements:  Please submit a letter of interest, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and name, address and telephone number of three references to .  Please enter in the subject line “Adjunct, ESS”.

Terms of Appointment: Fixed-term terminal with a one-semester appointment.

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: Review of files will begin immediately and continue until available positions are filled.

More information about Marian University can be found by clicking HERE.

Marian University is committed to building a culturally diverse employee workforce and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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