Assistant Professor of Practice in Kinesiology

Location
Lubbock, Texas
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas Tech University

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Assistant Professor of Practice in Kinesiology

 

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management is pleased to announce the availability of an Assistant Professor of Practice position, a non-tenure-track position emphasizing teaching. The appointment will be effective September 1, 2018.

Websites: The TTU’s website is http://www.ttu.edu/ and the department’s website is http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/. You are encouraged to review the University’s strategic plan at http://www.ttu.edu/stratplan/ and the department’s strategic plan at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/content/strategic.php.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field
  • Minimum of ten years of experience and achievement in professional practice related to job responsibilities

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching undergraduate courses in kinesiology or exercise science
  • An earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or related area
  • Board Licensed Physical Therapist
  • NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • History of promoting diversity through work with students from diverse backgrounds

Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate courses in KIN 3346 Anatomical Kinesiology, KIN 4301 Introduction to Biomechanics, or other undergraduate courses in the kinesiology major
  • Mentor undergraduate students in professional and career preparation
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, and community

Rank: Search is open to all qualified candidates

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences

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

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on April 16, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at: https://bit.ly/2IfIh2j and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 13534BR when applying.

The Department: The department offers a B.S. in Kinesiology and M.S. in Kinesiology. 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 Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. In the fall of 2017, Texas Tech University met the enrollment criteria (over 25% of the undergraduate students) to qualify as a Hispanic-serving institution. The main campus is located adjacent to the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

 

For additional information regarding this position 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 || [email protected]

 

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