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Assistant Professor of Human Performance, non-tenure-track

Linfield University, a comprehensive university that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with
a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites highly qualified applications for a
full-time, 1-3-year term, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Human Performance beginning fall
2021. Duties include teaching exercise science courses on Linfield's McMinnville campus, along with
other courses as determined by the Department Chair. The successful applicant will demonstrate a
commitment to, and potential for, establishing a collaborative research program with undergraduate
and graduate students. Responsibilities also include service to the department and the University.

Required qualifications include: 1) doctoral degree in Kinesiology or Exercise Science or related field with
demonstrated professional achievement (ABD considered); 2) evidence of successful college/university
teaching and/or work in the field; 3) experience working with undergraduate and graduate students
inside and outside of the classroom; and 4) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Highly
qualified candidates will also be able to demonstrate: 1) ability to teach human anatomy, human
physiology, and/or public health related courses; 2) potential for teaching graduate level courses in the
department's MS in Sport Analytics program; 3) evidence of practicing high impact pedagogy; 4)
expertise in strength and conditioning, kinesiology, motor learning, and/or biomechanics; 5) experience
working with diverse populations; 6) successful research program or other scholarship; and, 6) academic
advising experience.

To apply complete the online application process at http://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs and
attach the following as ONE complete PDF file: 1) cover letter, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, 3)
statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and 4)
the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Evidence of teaching
effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and college/university transcripts will be required
prior to final interviews. Review of applications will begin immediately.

About Linfield

Linfield University is an independent, coeducational comprehensive university that combines a strong
emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. Linfield
offers high quality academic programs and emphasizes strong support for individual students with a
favorable student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The University is historically affiliated with the American
Baptist Churches, U.S.A. and is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom. Linfield is
fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The McMinnville, Oregon campus includes 79 buildings on 189 acres. A second campus, located in
Portland, is home to the School of Nursing. A third program, Linfield University Online and Continuing
Education, offers students the opportunity to pursue coursework, degrees, and certificates online.
Enrollment totals 2,000 with students coming from 24 states and 24 countries. Linfield is ranked 1st
among liberal arts colleges in the Pacific Northwest for ethnic diversity of students according to the
2020 US News & World Report. The University was also named the top liberal arts college in Oregon by
Money magazine in 2019. Linfield is consistently named to the President's Higher Education Community
Service Honor Roll which recognizes commitment to civic engagement and service-learning.
Linfield places a strong emphasis on experiential education that creates a rich learning environment.
Special features of the University include study abroad programs in fifteen countries; a one-month
January Term for intensive study; and internships and student research opportunities in a variety of
disciplines. Half of all Linfield graduates study outside the U.S. and the University pays the full airfare for
every student's first study abroad experience.

McMinnville is at the heart of Oregon's wine country in the Willamette Valley. The city is 35 miles from
Portland and an hour from Pacific Ocean beaches. Sunset magazine ranked McMinnville as a top 20
"dream town" and Bon Apptit rated the city one of the six "foodiest towns" in the United States. In a
state famed for its incredible natural beauty, the Northwest Oregon region also provides easy access to
a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.

The position will primarily support the department's undergraduate major in exercise science with
opportunities in public health and graduate level coursework in the area of sport analytics.

We Value Diversity: Linfield University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our
commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to
academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity,
culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their
professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our
diversity and inclusion efforts.

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