Open Rank Lecturer/Teaching Assistant Professor

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North Carolina State University is a land-grant university and home to about 35,000 students and is situated in the piedmont region of North Carolina. The Department of Health and Exercise Studies is part of University College. The mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Studies is to educate a globally diverse NC State population regarding the benefits of living a healthy and physically active lifestyle by providing equal opportunities and professional preparation in sport, fitness, health, and recreation. The Department of Health and Exercise Studies offers a variety of both activity and lecture courses. The Department also provides five academic minors including Coaching Education, Health, Outdoor Leadership, Sports Science, and Dance. More information about the department can be found at

Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and/or incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching and scholarly or creative work.


The Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) seeks applicants for three (3) full-time non-tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor for the Fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate will possess strong teaching and evaluation skills with an interest in physical fitness, wellness, and health. This position will teach an estimated eight credit hours per semester. There are opportunities for some disciplinary focus as well as overall fitness and wellness-related classes. Some preferred focal areas include: somatics, team sports, adapted physical education, aquatics, stress management, and minor courses. Additional responsibilities will include equipment planning and procurement for areas of expertise, in addition to departmental and university committee participation. Candidates should also be willing to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction and experiential learning.


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.