Cornell College
  • 07-Feb-2020 (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

benefits-eligible position

Cornell College invites applicants for a three-year renewable non-tenure-track appointment in Kinesiology. The appointment will begin in the fall of 2020.  

The successful candidate is expected to 1) teach five Kinesiology courses each year, with specialization in athletic training or related field, 2) provide academic and career advising for students majoring in kinesiology, particularly related to athletic training.  


Required qualifications for the position include a Master's degree, or equivalent, in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, or a closely related field. Successful candidates will be able to teach Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Coaching Authorization and Endorsement, Lifetime Physical Fitness & Activities, and other courses related to the candidate's expertise. Successful candidates will also complete or maintain relevant certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or related terminal degree in related field
  • Certification in Athletic Training (ATC) and CPR/First Aid Instructor Certification
  • Desire to mentor students who are interested in athletic training
  • Demonstrated teaching ability

About Cornell College

Cornell College, a deeply student-focused selective liberal arts college, is distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, a philosophy which allows students more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility, thanks to the One Course Calendar, attract an ambitious student body from nearly all 50 US states and territories and many foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa; an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body.  We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities.  We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

  • A letter of application 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Graduate transcripts 
  • Names and contact information for a minimum of three references
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses commitment to teaching a diverse student population 

Formal consideration of applications begins March 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. 

For additional information regarding the Cornell College Educational Priorities and Outcomes and mission statement please see the following webpage:

For additional information regarding the Cornell College Kinesiology Department please see the following webpage:

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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