Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Generalist)



Posting Details

Posting Number: 0601106

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Generalist)

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Faculty

Duration of Position: Full Time

Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Department: Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology, seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning spring/fall, 2018. The Kinesiology Program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a growing program with approximately 400 majors. Our students choose between three concentrations: Pre- PT, Exercise Science, and Physical Education. Our faculty members are actively involved in research and in professional organizations in their respective fields. The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment that embraces diversity. The appointment is for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. Successful candidates will teach a broad range of courses in physical education and exercise science at the undergraduate/graduate level while working collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive Kinesiology program supporting diverse populations. The supervision of field based students, clinical teachers, and internship students is also possible. Mentorship and advisement of students are essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities, as deemed necessary. Scholarly activity with publications in referred journals as well as attendance and presentations at professional meetings is essential. Quality performance will also be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service, as well as active University Committee participation.

Work Hours: Depends on course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.

Applications for the position are online at https://employment.tamusahr.com Please apply online with the required documents - cover letter and curriculum vitae.

The position is open until filled but review of applications will begin January, 2018.

For review of applications, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts to the Departments' Administrative Assistant. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation less than one year old and bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be received directly by the Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology. Please send materials to:

Angela Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant
Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Education & Human Development
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
E-mail: angela.rodriguez@tamusa.edu

ABD's will be considered if applicant can show that they are on schedule to complete their degree by the time of appointment to the position. All ABD finalists will need to submit a letter or email to the address above from the doctoral advisor prior to interviewing for the position verifying that all requirements have been met, the date of the dissertation defense if that is all that remains, and when the applicant will graduate.

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

  • Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
  • The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
  • If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
  • Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Posting Date: 10-20-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52002



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Qualifications

Education

Necessary Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

ABD may be considered if completed by beginning of teaching semester.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience

Necessary Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching Kinesiology related coursework at a college/university. Experience teaching physical education in a K-12 setting and/or experience in a clinical (PT, cardiac rehab, etc.) or sports-related setting.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary:
Evidence of scholarly activity with publications in referred journals; attendance and presentations at professional meetings.

Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.

Ability to multitask.

Preferred:
Evidence of scholarly activity with publications in referred journals; attendance and presentations at professional meetings.



Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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