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Adjunct Professor of Health and Human Performance

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Work type: Faculty (Part Time or Adjunct)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty

Job Title: Adjunct Professor of Health and Human Performance

Reporting Relationship: Chair, Health and Human Performance

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Health & Human Performance

Campus Location: IWU's Recreation & Wellness Center (Marion, Indiana)

Summary of Position:    Adjunct faculty are essential to providing a quality academic experience for Indiana Wesleyan University students. Adjuncts will employ a range of engaging teaching strategies designed to foster student learning and stimulate class discussion. Applicants must have appropriate academic or professional experience within the given academic discipline, demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning, and be able to integrate their Christian faith into the classroom content.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend and lead all required class sessions 
  • Promptly assess student coursework and submit via the university’s learning management system 
  • Coordinate with Division Chair and/or Academic Dean regarding classroom or student issues in a timely manner
  • Provide input into course curriculum, as appropriate

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Candidates will ideally hold a graduate degree in the field of athletic training, exercise science, physical education and/ or recreation/ sports management
  • Substantial professional experience within the content area to be taught may be considered in lieu of a masters’ degree


  • Candidates must demonstrate a record of teaching, scholarship, service, and dedication to the ideals of liberal learning
  • Articulation of an educational philosophy on the centrality of Jesus Christ with the intention to integrate their faith with learning is imperative

Required Skills

  • Candidates will possess skills in:
    • effective oral and written communication and pedagogy
    • creativity and critical-analytical thinking
    • curriculum design and development
    • instructional technology
    • organization and planning
    • time management
    • interpersonal interaction

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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