Kinesiology and Health Promotion Positions



University of Kentucky
100 Seaton Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0219
859 (UKY) 257-5826
Fax: 859 (UKY) 323-1090

College of Education

Kinesiology and Health Promotion (4 positions)

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for four lecturer, non-tenure track faculty positions for fall 2013, effective August 16, 2013. Appointments are for two years with possibility of renewal and contingent upon funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Lecturer in Kinesiology and Health Promotion:
Individuals will teach three courses per semester that may include: track and field; first aid and emergency care; history and philosophy of physical education and sport; nutrition and physical fitness; individual sports (tennis, badminton, golf); team sports (team handball, soccer, volleyball); introduction to fitness; human health and wellness (personal health); psychology and sociology of physical education and sport; sports officiating; dance activities for schools; strength and conditioning for sports; physiology of exercise; biomechanics of human movement; exercise testing and prescription; tests and measurement; sport management. In addition, the lecturer would collaborate with Kinesiology and Health Promotion faculty and provide service to the department, college, university and community as appropriate.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or related program and a strong concentration of undergraduate and graduate course work in kinesiology and health promotion. Persons with completed coursework for a doctorate without the completed dissertation will be considered. Previous teaching experience in schools and/or at the college/university level is desired.

Send application packet containing a cover letter specifying qualifications, an indication of which of the above courses can be taught, a curriculum vita with full contact information for professional references, three letters of professional reference, and copies of student evaluations of the candidate's teaching, if available. Send all application materials to Dr. Randy Crist, Chair of Search Committee, KHP Department, 100 Seaton Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0219, phone: (859) 257-5826, fax: (859) 323-1090. Application materials may be submitted by email to For relevant information about the KHP Department, visit the following websites: University of Kentucky (; College of Education (; Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (

The University of Kentucky and its College of Education are strongly committed to increasing diversity in their community of students and faculty. Individuals with ethnically diverse backgrounds are actively encouraged to contact us to explore interest in this position.