The Department of Kinesiology at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor Tenure-Track position with expertise in Exercise Science. The duties and responsibilities of this position include teaching kinesiology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, maintaining a research agenda, mentoring students, performing university and professional service, and contributing to ongoing program evaluation and improvement.
Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and graduate courses such as Exercise Testing and Prescription, Physiology of Exercise, Advanced Topics in Physiology of Exercise, Motor Learning, Advanced Strength Training, Functional Kinesiology, and Advanced Biomechanics. A background in strength and conditioning, fitness, and/or performance is preferred. In addition, this faculty member is expected to maintain a research agenda with potential to collaborate with existing faculty. Lastly, this faculty member is expected to participate in program, department, college, and university activities.
The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
Educational Requirements: Earned doctorate in kinesiology or related discipline from an accredited institution.
Experience Required: A demonstrated record of teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Other Requirements: Use of technology in instruction, and experience with distance/online education is preferred. Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations is preferred.
Internal Number: 22794
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