Chair of Sports Exercise Science

  • The United States Sports Academy, Sports Exercise Science
  • Daphne, AL, USA
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


The United States Sports Academy (USSA) is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university. USSA is an all online university specializing in degrees in the field of sport. We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated Chair of Sports Exercise Science to join our team.

The Departmental Chair will provide instruction in a fully online setting, undertake administrative activities in the Division of Academic Affairs and provide academic, portfolio, and mentorship advising to students. Course writing and curriculum development for the discipline are an important aspect of this position. The faculty member will also supervise the activities in the Human Performance Laboratory and fitness facilities.  In addition, the faculty member will seek out grant opportunities and undertake such research and writing as needed for professional development, serve on committees, and participate in service activities as requested.  This is a full-time, onsite position on our Daphne, Alabama campus.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Exercise Science (or a related discipline) with at least five years of on-line teaching experience and supervisory academic experience in higher education and evidence of scholarly production are required.

Experience in administering academic programs in a non-traditional setting and via asynchronous, on-line delivery is required and the candidate must possess demonstrable and developed computer skills. 

A current CSCS credential is required.

Application Details

Applicants should forward a cover letter detailing their qualifications and interest to

EOE Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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