Exercise Science Faculty

Dakota State University in South Dakota

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 19, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time



Dakota State University is accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Exercise Science, effective August 2014. Requirements include an earned doctorate (ABD or Master's considered for a term position) in Exercise Science or a related field. Successful candidate must demonstrate excellence as a classroom teacher, experience teaching with technology and an active research agenda. Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or the ability to obtain CSCS certification is preferred. Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include courses such as motor learning and development, kinesiology, biomechanics, stress management, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention education, and introduction to exercise science. Additional responsibilities include internship and/or practicum supervision, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community. Dakota State has enhanced the Human Performance Lab to include a Woodway Desmo treadmill, Parvo True 1 metabolic cart, LIDO isokinetic dynamometer as well as body composition, flexibility and pulmonary function testing instruments.


Dakota State University is South Dakota's computer technology and education institution (http://www.dsu.edu). DSU is accredited through the AQIP process of Higher Learning Commission and, to support its institutional accreditation, the university emphasizes continuous quality improvement in its institutional decision-making process. DSU offers faculty and students access to a uniquely sophisticated computer environment, providing an unparalleled opportunity to advance innovative practices, particularly in integrating computer technology into instruction. DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota, 50 miles northwest of Sioux Falls in the southern lakes region of the state. Madison offers a healthy community, excellent schools and abundant recreational activities.


DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. The employment site will allow the attachment of a cover letter, resume, most recent degree transcripts and supporting references, including addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references. For questions concerning the position, send emails to Gale.Wiedow@dsu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.


How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu