Ave Maria University

Position Announcement:

Exercise Physiology Faculty Position

The Department of Biology at Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Exercise Physiology as a Professor (all ranks), Visiting Professor, or Lecturer beginning in the fall of 2021.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Public Health or a closely related discipline are strongly preferred. Candidates that are ABD or a have a MS degree with teaching experience will also be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship. Ideal candidates will be well rounded in Exercise Physiology and can teach a broad range of courses in the Exercise Physiology curriculum, including those pertaining to sport performance, nutrition, and/or strength and conditioning. There will also be possible opportunities to develop courses in the areas of specialization within an undergraduate curriculum.

Ave Maria University is a private Catholic university located just east of downtown Naples. FL. The Exercise Physiology major is rapidly growing, hosting ~9% of AMU’s student body, and recently opened a 1,500 square foot state-of-the-art Laboratory of Applied Physiology and Human Performance in Summer 2018. The new laboratory includes a Cosmed K5 Portable Metabolic Cart, a Monarch LC4 Cycle Ergometer, Trackmaster Treadmill, and a SECA bioelectrical impedance system. The selected individual will be able to perform their own line of research.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of courses that can be taught from the Biology Department course selection (See the Biology and Exercise Physiology sections of the course catalog here: https://www.avemaria.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Academic-Catalogue-2019-20-FINAL.pdf), research interests, and a short statement relating the University’s Catholic mission to their philosophy of teaching as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae ( see http://www.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html) to the link below. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

Incomplete applications missing any components, especially the Ex Corde Ecclesiae statement, will not be considered.

Electronic applications to the University’s Talent Management site are required.

Have all requested documents ready to upload at once, as the system does not allow a second log in to submit additional documents.

Copy and paste the below link to your web browser to register within the AMU Talent Application Site and upload the above requested application materials:


Questions should be directed to Dr. Daniel Credeur, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Daniel.Credeur@avemaria.edu.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The position is subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University has an excellent benefit plan, and the position is eligible for benefit plan participation.

Ave Maria University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.




About Ave Maria University

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.”