Adjunct Faculty - Exercise Science


  • Salary Range: Approx. $1040 per credit
  • Department: School of Undergraduate Studies
  • Closing Date: 02/13/2018


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NUNM’s School of Undergraduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to develop and teach the Exercise Science course.

Adjunct faculty members perform instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the University and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.


Course NameExercise Science

Term: Spring 2018

Course Credits: 3


NOTE: This is a face to face course at the NUNM campus in Portland, Oregon

This course covers the research behind the value of exercise in the promotion of wellness and prevention of disease. Topics include the physiological, mechanical and psychological mechanisms of movement; strength and conditioning; sports psychology; and methods of rehabilitation. Students commit to a form of exercise for the duration of this course and journal about their experience.

Outcomes. At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of exercise from an evidence-based perspective
  • Demonstrate effective analysis of kinesiology concepts
  • Compare and contrast exercise interventions
  • Personally experience the impacts of exercise on health and well-being



Applicants must have education, experience, skill and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree required, doctoral degree preferred. This is a face to face course so the applicant must live in our within commuting distance to Portland, Oregon, USA.