Lecturer in Kinesiology and Community Health

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Part-Time Instructor/Lecturer

Open Adjunct Search in Kinesiology and Community Health


The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is accepting applications for a pool of Adjunct Lecturers and Instructors who may be called on to teach and/or develop courses online and/or in-person in the following curricular areas:

• Public Health
• Health administration
• Sports Medicine
• Sport & Society

The courses will be taught to undergraduate and graduate students from health majors, as well as, other fields. This is a part-time, as needed-basis, non-tenure track position.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Bachelor’s degree is required, and Master and Doctoral degree are preferred. Bachelor’s degree may be sufficient with demonstrated specialization in specified areas and/or other exceptional circumstances. For Adjunct Lecturer consideration, candidates must have a terminal PhD degree, while Adjunct Instructors must hold a Master’s and/or Bachelor’s. Successful candidates should have these degrees in relevant health fields of Kinesiology, Community Health, Public Health, Health Administration, Epidemiology, or related fields. Candidates with a strong teaching background are encouraged to apply.

General Information

The Department of Kinesiology & Community Health (KCH) hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff (https://ahs.illinois.edu/kch-directory) working and learning in a collegial and collaborative environment. KCH offers BS degrees in Community Health, Interdisciplinary Health, and Kinesiology; MS and PhD degrees in Community Health and Kinesiology; an MS in Rehabilitation Counseling; a nationally accredited MPH program; a nationally accredited MSHA (health administration) program; and a new MSHT (health technology) program. The KCH Department is part of the College of Applied Health Sciences (http://ahs.illinois.edu)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and course load taught. Compensation typically ranges between $4,000 – $6,000 per course.

Applications: To apply, create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying; then upload all required documents, including:

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least two references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.
• Teaching statement (up to 2 pages). In your statement, please be sure to describe which course(s) from the list below you would be able to teach and/or develop, and whether you will be able to work in-person, online, or both. More information about these courses can be found in the CHLH and KIN course catalog.

  •  Analytical Epidemiology (CHLH 576)
  •  Applied Epidemiology (CHLH 578)
  •  Body, Culture & Society (KIN 442)
  •  Community Health Organizations (CHLH 210)
  •  Contemporary Health (CHLH 100)
  •  Drug Use and Abuse (CHLH 243)
  •  Gender and Physical Activity (KIN 446)
  •  Injuries in Sport (KIN 120)
  •  Introduction to Epidemiology (CHLH 274)
  •  Introduction to Medical Ethics (CHLH 260)
  •  Introduction to Public Health (CHLH 101) 
  •  Mental Health (CHLH 200)
  •  Strategic Planning (CHLH 594)
  •  Survey of Sports Medicine (KIN 121)

For full consideration, please complete your application by April 9, 2021; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Andiara Schwingel (andiara@illinois.edu) and Kristin Carlson (carlso1@illinois.edu)

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.  As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility 

Applied Health Sciences
Part-Time Instructor/Lecturer Open Adjunct Kinesiology and Community Health (143348)