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Senior Instructor - Department of Health and Exercise Science

Colorado State University

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Colorado State University
$67,000 - $71,500
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Senior Instructor – Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

This position in the Department of Health and Exercise Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences is a 9-month, full time, Contract, Continuing, Adjunct faculty (CCAF) position. Some responsibilities of this position include instructing up to four undergraduate classes or sections during Spring and Fall semesters, meet with students regarding careers, and work to develop opportunities in industry and infuse hands-on experiences into the curriculum for our students.
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CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.


  • Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • Minimum of four years teaching undergraduate courses in content area at the college or university level, as the instructor of record (after completion of master’s degree).
  • Experience in managing and developing course curriculum, support materials, experience with modern learning technologies and/or classroom strategies for promoting student success.
  • Consistent with department and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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About the employer
The Department of Health and Exercise Science (HES) is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State University is Colorado’s land grant institution and holds the Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Health and Exercise Science is focused on a three-part mission of undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and scholarly work and outreach/engagement/service. We are committed to our goal of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and graduates that are focused on helping people protect and improve their health and quality of life throughout the lifespan. The Department has ~1150 undergraduate majors, 30-35 M.S. and Ph.D. students, 10-12 academic and research staff and 25 faculty members. Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Science have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching and advising and conduct innovative research with an emphasis on basic, translational, and clinical work to prevent aging-related disease and disability and maximize human functional performance. The Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, the research hub for HES, is a CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence and a center for interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach. HES also has a strong focus on community engagement, including a First Responder Heart Disease Prevention Program, Adult Fitness Program, Noon Hour Fitness Program, Youth Sports Camps and an After-School program.