The Department of Exercise & Sport Studies at Smith College invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Lecturer to begin July 1, 2022. Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with diverse students across the liberal arts. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include undergraduate courses in anatomy & physiology, undergraduate courses in exercise science and health as well as graduate musculoskeletal anatomy for coaches and laboratory instruction in graduate courses in exercise physiology and biomechanics of exercise.

Candidates should have a strong foundation in anatomy and physiology and exercise science. Demonstrated experience implementing innovative and inclusive pedagogy is a plus. Candidates with experience in designing and engaging students in hands-on laboratory activities are encouraged to apply.  Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or a relevant field is expected at the start of the appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Exercise Science are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here:  The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Exercise & Sport Studies may be found at

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusion statement, teaching statement, sample syllabus, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applicants will begin on January 14, 2022.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.