Assistant Professor of Biology/Exercise Science

Assistant Professor of Biology/Exercise Science

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Biology with an emphasis on Exercise Science.  The position will have a start date of August 2023. This founding faculty position in Exercise Science will assist in the building of the Exercise Science program that will encompass an existing program in Pre-Physical Therapy.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching higher education. It is also expected that the successful candidate will maintain a commitment to excellence in teaching, diversity, scholarship, and service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Building curriculum in Exercise Science
  • Apply for and maintain Program accreditation
  • Teaching courses in an array of foundational courses in Exercise Science
  • Advising and mentoring students in Pre-Physical Therapy and Exercise Science
  • Research/scholarship mentoring and supervision
  • Participation in school- and university-wide committees and initiatives 


  • Candidates must hold a PhD degree in Biology or Exercise Science by the start date (ABD will be considered as long as the degree is conferred by the start date)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.