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Adjunct Instructor - Health & Exercise Physiology (Part-time)


Health & Exercise Physiology


The Health and Exercise Physiology Department at Ursinus College has an adjunct teaching position for one lecture and one lab section of HEP352 Exercise Physiology.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia.


The course is an introduction to the concepts and principles of the physiology of exercise and performance. Students in the class explore advanced topics of physiology as they relate to exercise. Organ systems (at both system and cellular level) that are active or involved in movement are described and differentiated under various exercise conditions. Concepts also covered include the effect of training and detraining on the metabolic system, the aerobic and anaerobic pathways of energy production, the effect of exercise on skeletal muscle fiber types, the neuroendocrine response to exercise, cardiovascular physiology, volume and pressure loads on the heart, and the cardiac adaptations to different exercise conditions.

Classes begin on January 22, 2020 and the lecture component is scheduled to be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00-11:15 am and the lab is scheduled to be held on Thursdays from 1:30-4:20 pm.

Requirements and Qualifications

Master’s Degree in a related field of study is required but PhD is preferred.

Anticipated Start Date

January 2020


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on November 15. To apply please submit your electronic application, a cover letter including a list of three references, and current curriculum vita. Applications will be processed through Interfolio at Candidates are free to contact Del Engstrom at

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.