The College of Idaho seeks to fill a tenure-track position with a focus on human performance in our newly formed undergraduate Health and Human Performance department ( The department seeks a talented individual who is motivated to help shape the developing curriculum to best serve our students. Students in HHP can major in exercise physiology, human performance, or health sciences with additional minors available in coaching, physical education, and health promotion.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in biomechanics, exercise science, or a related field. This position will include teaching in the lower-division core curriculum in Health and Human Performance. Courses may include human anatomy and physiology with cadaver dissection, human health, and nutrition, as well as upper-division classes related to biomechanics and movement-related fitness.

Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College; the successful candidate will also be an active scholar capable of developing a research program that involves undergraduate students. Modest start-up funds are available. Standard teaching load is 21 units, which includes one course in our intensive January term.

Qualifications: doctoral degree in an appropriate field, teaching experience preferred.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private college. The C of I has a national reputation for academic excellence and for preparing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, a community of 46,000 located in Idaho’s vibrant Treasure Valley. Campus is just 30 minutes from downtown Boise, a thriving city with a multitude of dining and entertainment options including the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, professional sports and more. The area also offers world-class opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, skiing, mountain biking and whitewater rafting. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit

Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2015. To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy to (identify as human performance search). Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through the applicant review process.

The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.