Assistant Teaching Professor - Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development


The Department of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University ( is seeking a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor with expertise in clinical exercise physiology. This position will begin in Spring 2020. This is a 36-week full-time, non-tenure track, faculty appointment funded for one year with an excellent possibility of reappointment. Candidates must have at least one year of teaching experience with specific expertise preferred in the following areas i.e., exercise physiology, exercise prescription for healthy people across the lifespan and individuals with chronic disease, exercise testing using field and laboratory methods, physical activity promotion, expertise in fitness and wellness testing and administration, and electrocardiogram interpretation. An earned doctorate in Kinesiology or a related area is preferred. This position provides opportunity to join a progressive, multi-disciplinary group of faculty with a scholarly focus on human movement and physical activity. An interest in Kinesiology from a developmental and lifespan perspective would fit well within both the Department and College. Computer skills, excellent communication/interpersonal skills, and the ability to mentor undergraduate students are required. Experience with online learning is preferable. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Opportunities exist to augment salary through summer teaching. The Department of Kinesiology is an academic unit in the College of Health and Human Development ( offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The educational environment is enriched by the considerable breadth and diversity of faculty expertise and educational opportunities for students. Kinesiology is among the largest undergraduate majors at University Park, and the graduate program in Kinesiology has received #1 rankings. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants must complete an on-line application and submit: a letter describing scholarly and teaching experiences and qualifications; a complete curriculum vita; a statement of teaching philosophy, and preferably a portfolio of teaching materials. Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three professional references are also required. Application information should be uploaded online. Direct questions to: Mary Waechter, Kinesiology Assistant Teaching Professor Search Committee, 276 Recreation Building, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State, University Park, PA 16802. Phone: (814) 863-1163; e-mail:

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088