Full-Time Exercise Science Professor

1 full-time opening in Bartlesville


The School of Education and Exercise Science is currently seeking candidate to join the Exercise Science department. The Exercise Science department offers three degree options and partners with two other degrees that can prepare students for health- and/or exercise science-related careers in either a school setting or the public sector. These degrees include Exercise Science Clinical Management, Exercise Science Pre-Physical Therapy, and Sports and Recreational Leadership.

Educational Requirements and Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a terminal graduate degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Management, Sports Administration, or other related degree from an accredited institution.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred.
  • A personal and vital Christian faith is required. A connection to the Wesleyan Church or one of the many denominations comprising the historic Wesleyan-Armenian tradition is preferred.

Supervision Given or Received

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Education and Exercise Science. Performance reviews are conducted annually by the Dean of the School of Education and Exercise Science..

Examples of Work Preformed

  • Protect and advance the mission and vision of OKWU;
  • Teach courses at the undergraduate level in exercise science and sport leadership;
  • Supervise internships as necessary;
  • Collaborate with university members to recruit, retain, and refine students in the field of Exercise Science;
  • Advise undergraduate exercise science students;
  • Attend professional development opportunities and university community service opportunities;
  • Represent the needs of the department by serving on committees;
  • Maintain office hours to engage with students and advisees;
  • Write curriculum and develop programs in exercise science;
  • Other duties assigned by the dean.

To Apply:

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If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 918-335-6273 or okwuapplications@okwu.edu

As an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.