Shaw School of Sciences - Full-Time Faculty in Adventure & Education Leadership (Fall 2024) Job at Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

  • Asbury University
  • Wilmore, KY

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Announcement of Faculty Position

Asbury University Shaw School of Sciences

POSITION: Full-time faculty position beginning Fall 2024

SHAW SCHOOL OF SCIENCES INFORMATION: Asbury University announces a full-time faculty position in the Adventure & Education Leadership program in the Department of Science & Health to begin in August 2024. The Department of Science & Health includes programs in biology, chemistry, exercise science, and equine studies/science and Adventure and Education Leadership. Many Asbury students go on to graduate programs or professional school. Students receive personal attention in both introductory and upper division classes. The curriculum includes opportunities for majors to assume leadership roles in the Kentucky Outdoor Institute. All of our students participate in a leadership experience, some at Asbury and others at centers around central Kentucky.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach various undergraduate courses and laboratories. These may include courses such as experiential education, adventure skills I & II, wilderness first responder, outdoor program design, outdoor Christian Leadership, along with other courses as needed.  Other responsibilities include supporting the Kentucky Outdoor Institute throughout the year.  Participate in campus, university, and community service activities and professional organizations.

ACADEMIC RANK:Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a masters degree in adventure leadership, outdoor recreation or a closely related field required. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered Christian environment is required. Prior college-level teaching experience in both classroom and equine farm environments preferred.

INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT: Asbury University is an independent, Christian, liberal arts university in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition and requires a Standard of Conduct for employees. Candidates must agree, support and adhere to University policies and procedures – including the Faculty ManualCommunity Standards Guidelinesand Human Sexuality Statement.Asbury University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.  A committed and dynamic Christian faith is vital along with the ability to support the University’s Wesleyan Holiness theological position, lifestyle standards and mission.

COMPENSATION: Compensation is competitive and dependent upon education and experience. Benefits include retirement (TIAA/CREF) and insurance plans.

INQUIRY PROCESS: Questions may be directed to Dr. Vinson H. Sutlive, Dean of the Shaw School of Sciences, Asbury University

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing the current vitality of your personal Christian faith to or mail to:


Asbury University

1 Macklem Drive

Wilmore, KY 40390

Department:School of Science, Health & Mathematics
Job Type:Faculty
Deadline:Until Filled

Job Tags

Full time, Outdoor,

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