Assistant/Associate Professor - Exercise Science/Sport and Recreation

Assistant/Associate Professor - Exercise Science/Sport and Recreation 


Angola, Indiana


Trine University, Department of Exercise Science invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2022. Trine University is a small, private institution located in the beautiful lake resort region of northeastern Indiana. The mission of the university is to provide productive, work-ready graduates for careers in their chosen field. High quality teaching is our first priority.

Essential Duties and  Responsibilities 

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science. Candidate must have expertise in exercise science and sports and recreation. The candidate will be expected to hold current certification by the American College of Sports Medicine and/or National Strength and Conditioning Association or related certification. Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate exercise science and sport and recreation courses, advise students, and engage in scholarship and service to the department, university and the community.

Education and/or Experience

The position recommends a Ph.D. in Exercise Science or related field. Certification by American College of Sports Medicine and/or National Strength and Conditioning Association or related certification and credentials in the sports and recreation field.

Preference will be given to those candidates who have demonstrated teaching experience and whose qualifications most closely match the teaching and development needs within the department.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.

 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.