Limited-Term Clinical Instructor of Exercise Science for Academic Year 2023-2024

The Department of Kinesiology and Health in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University invites applications for a one-year limited-term Clinical Instructor in Exercise Science to begin on August 14, 2023. Candidates specializing in exercise science, kinesiology, or human performance are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Earned M.S. degree in Exercise Science or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution by the start of the position.
  • Teaching experience in Exercise Science or related areas (college-level experience preferred)
  • ACSM (Exercise Physiologist or equivalent) or NSCA (CSCS) certification
  • Commitment to working with diverse students in an urban setting.
  • Commitment to developing future exercise science professionals.

  • Teach undergraduate courses in strength training, fitness assessment, exercise prescription, anatomy and physiology course with associated labs, and other related areas in the Exercise Science Program
    • 4-4 teaching load
    • Opportunity to teach summer courses may be available on an annual basis.
  • Prepare undergraduate students for certification exams.
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, and professions.

Application Process and Required Materials
Interested applicants should submit the following as a single PDF file:
  • Letter of interest that establish qualifications for the position,
  • Curriculum vitae/resume,
  • Teaching statement that highlights courses taught and teaching effectiveness.

This pdf file should be emailed to the Chair of Clinical Instructor in Exercise Science Search Committee, Dr. Jeff Otis ( with “Limited-term Clinical Instructor Exercise Science Application” in the subject line.

Georgia State University, founded in 1913, has a mission of excellence in research, teaching, and service. With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, this major research university is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds and provides its world-class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity), Georgia State University is the only urban research university in Georgia and the largest university in the state, with students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from over 145 countries.

The Department of Kinesiology and Health is home to the Exercise Science undergraduate program, one of the most popular majors at Georgia State University. The Kinesiology and Health Department serves over 1000 graduate and undergraduate students annually in Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, and Sports Administration, with a reputation for excellent teaching in a diverse student body. Faculty have a history of external funding from the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Education, corporations, and various private agencies and organizations, and collaborate with various organizations on and off the university campus. The department supports state-of-the-art research and teaching laboratories in biomechanics, applied physiology, muscle biology, cardiovascular physiology, sports business, and physical education pedagogy.

Any inquiries about the position or department should also be addressed to Dr. Otis at For more information about the Kinesiology and Health Department, see Please be advised that should you be recommended for the position; the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.