Senior Faculty Position in Exercise Physiology

Location
Texas Tech University
Salary
Up to $108,000 for 9 months
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Ref
Refer to requisition number 11358BR when applying
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Tech University

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Senior Faculty Position in Exercise Physiology

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management is pleased to announce its search for a Full or Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology in the broad area of health disparities. This position requires a commitment to scholarly productivity, teaching excellence, and service.

Websites: Texas Tech University’s website is http://www.ttu.edu/ and the department’s website is http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or Exercise Science with a concentration in exercise physiology or a related field Proven track record and commitment to seeking and maintaining an externally funded research program in the broad area of health disparities Willingness to work with and mentor faculty on collaborative projects Evidence of a strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals to qualify for appointment at the Full or Associate rank

  • Competence in and commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with an established track record of research in the following content areas:

  • Endocrinology, metabolism, or neurophysiological aspects of exercise in a clinical and/or translational settings (or an area of expertise that is demonstrably synergistic with current departmental faculty) and
  • Health disparities that exist among specific population groups (e.g., clinical populations, ethnic and/or racial groups, gender, or age groups) from exercise physiological point of view

Preference will be given to candidates with current external funding Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to exercise physiology   Experience directing Ph.D. students History of promoting diversity through research, service, and/or work with students from diverse backgrounds   

 

Responsibilities:

Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals Obtain external funding and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise Direct theses and dissertations and mentor undergraduate and graduate students Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession

Rank:  This search is open to all qualified candidates; appointment as an Associate Professor requires an outstanding research record with five-year minimum as an Assistant Professor; appointment to Full Professor requires an outstanding research record with five-year minimum as an Associate Professor

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2018.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on September 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted online at http://bit.ly/2x1Wpqf and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 11358BR when applying for this position.

The Department: The department offers a B.S. in Kinesiology and M.S. in Kinesiology. The department is in the final approval stages for a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with new faculty having the opportunity to contribute to the development of this potential degree. The department offers state-of-the-art research equipment and laboratories in its own building, which also includes six classrooms, a student computer lab, and faculty offices. The department is one of the largest departments at Texas Tech University and enrolls over 1,200 undergraduate students in Kinesiology. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled in the master’s degree specializations in exercise physiology (clinical; human performance) and in motor behavior/exercise and sport psychology. The Department also has approximately 300 undergraduate and 40 graduate students earning a B.S. in Sport Management or M.S. in Sport Management, respectively.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls over 36,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. The main campus is located adjacent to the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center offering numerous collaborative research opportunities. Guided by its 2017-2025 Strategic Plan, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to this effort through their scholarly research and external funding.  

For additional information regarding these positions contact:

Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Texas Tech University

Box 43011

Lubbock, TX 79409-3011

806-834-6935

angela.lumpkin@ttu.edu

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.