University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of Exercise Science (Medical Fitness academic track)


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description:  The School of Education seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science beginning August 16, 2018 teaching undergraduate courses in Exercise and Sport Science program with the Medical Fitness academic track. Primary teaching responsibilities will be based upon the qualifications of the candidate but may include Fitness Testing and Prescription, Clinical Exercise Testing and Prescription, Research Seminar, and Internship. Faculty positions to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Exercise Science or closely related field must be earned prior to hire. ABD candidates with planned completion dates by August 15, 2018 may also be considered. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate exercise science courses. Candidates should have the demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship as evidenced by an active research program in Exercise Science or related area.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates with a ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), as well as ability to teach and support the program across introductory and advanced level courses including potential graduate degree offered in Human Movement Science.

Application Instructions:  For a complete job description and to apply, go to:

Contact Information:
Dr. Kelvin Wu
Search Committee Chair
School of Education
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.