Adjunct Faculty-Exercise Physiology Testing & Prescription – Franklin, TN

Adjunct Faculty-Exercise Physiology Testing & Prescription

Franklin University

Franklin, TN


Job description

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate level Exercise Physiology, Testing and Prescription courses. These 12-week courses will be taught online during multiple terms.

In these courses, students will demonstrate knowledge of the health and subsequent fitness appraisal of individuals wishing to begin an exercise program and prescribe appropriate exercise using these appraisals for individuals with varied goals and limitations. They will also demonstrate knowledge of the key structural elements of functional anatomy, including major muscles, bones, and movements, and apply the scientific process and principles of physiology to understand how the body responds to the immediate increased physiological demands of exercise as well as how it adapts to repeated exercise training. Students will also understand the roles of the cardio-respiratory, nervous, musculoskeletal, and digestive systems of the human body to produce movement under various physiological demands. Finally, they will apply principles of pre-participation screening, risk stratification, and appropriate exercise program design to increase cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility in populations with pre-existing conditions or exercise requirements.

Requirements for these positions include a minimum of a master’s degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Wellness, or a related degree. If the degree is in a related field, the candidate should have at least 18 graduate credit hours in these areas or a related academic area. Candidates with a doctoral degree are strongly preferred. 3-5 years of fitness, wellness, health, or sports performance experience are required. Prior experience teaching Exercise Science at the university level is preferred.

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.>

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

At Franklin University, we embrace diversity and strive to create an environment where students, faculty and staff feel a sense of belonging. We recognize that our collective potential can only be realized when difference is valued, equal access to opportunity is sought, and inclusion is practiced.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.

How to apply

As a private, nonprofit institution, Franklin University was founded in 1902 in Columbus, Ohio, to serve the needs of adult students who have the ambition to continue their education in combination with other responsibilities.

Today, Franklin has grown to be Central Ohio's foremost educator of working adults and the third-largest private university in the state. Annually, we serve more than 11,000 students from across the country and around the world. 


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