Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Requisition 201900020F Rank Visiting Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary<br /><br /><a href=

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Health Sciences Department Dept of Kinesiology Quicklink Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Deven Merchant Title

Deven Merchant
Administrative Associate II
Department of Kinesiology
Sam Houston State University
Box 2176
Huntsville, Texas 77341

Contact Phone 936/294-1398 Contact Email [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

A Visiting Assistant Professor is a non-tenure track appointment comprising teaching, research, and service. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses per semester. Applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Exercise Science and Sport and Human Performance programs. Teaching assignments may include classes such as Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Functional Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Clinical Exercise Physiology, and Motor Learning. Additionally, this faculty member would engage and collaborate in research that compliments current research and existing capabilities in the department. This faculty member would also participate in departmental and college meetings and committees.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Ph.D. or terminal degree in Exercise Science or related discipline; ABD will be considered.

Experience Required for the Position

Teaching experience at the university level preferred, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Exercise Science and Sport and Human Performance (specific courses listed above).

Other Requirements for the Position

Excellent teaching record; evidence of scholarly productivity; and
involvement in service at the department, college, and professional levels.

Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin April 8, 2019. Applications accepted until filled.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement

EEO Statement

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many of each; books/chapters/articles/translations/reviews have you published?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you ever worked in a University or College? If yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  4. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
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    Posted: 3/14/2019
    Application Due: 5/23/2019
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