Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Tenure-track)

DePauw University


The Department of  Kinesiology at DePauw University invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2024. Ph.D. in Kinesiology or related field (by the time of appointment) is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered at the rank of Instructor. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal-arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. The department specifically seeks candidates to teach Anatomy and Physiology (1 and 2, and laboratories), Introduction to Kinesiology, and Senior Seminar.  We are especially interested in candidates who can also teach Clinical Kinesiology classes, and a class on Physical Activity throughout the Lifespan. Teaching assignment is 4-6 courses per year (range depends upon laboratory course load), and funding is available for professional development and research with undergraduate students.

DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music, to be renamed The Institute of Music at DePauw in July 2024. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success.  Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit through Interfolio: a cover letter summarizing qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of scholarly interests; CV; contact information for three references; a copy of graduate transcripts; and evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations). Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin November 5, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Matt Beekley, Department Chair, Kinesiology, at with any questions.

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