Adjunct for Department of Exercise and Nutrition Science



Department of Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University seeks to immediately fill an adjunct faculty position. The ideal candidate will be an exercise scientist with a Ph.D. or a nutrition professor who is a registered dietician with a masters or higher degree. Responsibilities include teaching graduate on-land and/or on-line courses.

Lipscomb University is a Tier 1 master's university affiliated with the churches of Christ. Overall enrollment of 3,400 includes approximately 2,500 undergraduates in nearly 60 majors; we offer master's degree in liberal arts, engineering, business, natural sciences, computer science, education and nursing; master's degrees in accounting, Bible, business, conflict management, education, psychology, exercise science and nutrition, and sustainability; and doctoral degrees in pharmacy, education, and divinity. Lipscomb was selected as one of only 16 "top up-and-coming" master's universities, according to the U.S. News and World Report's "2010 America's Best Colleges" guidebook. Lipscomb is located in Nashville, Tennessee, the nation's 27th largest city and ranked as one of the five friendliest cities in America. Study abroad programs include offerings in Vienna, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Santiago, Chile. Lipscomb's intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, current CV, transcripts, names and contact information for five professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates should also complete the mission and faith journey statement hosted on the faculty employment website. Lipscomb University is a faith-based institution. 

Screening of application will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be sent to Dr. Karen Robichaud, Program Director of Graduate Studies in Exercise and Nutrition Science. Lipscomb University, One University Drive, Nashville, TN 37204-3951.

Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.