Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology
Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-25
Job TitleAssistant Professor of Health & KinesiologyAgencyTexas A&M University - San AntonioDepartmentDepartment Of Counseling, Health & KinesiologyProposed Minimum SalaryCommensurateJob LocationSan Antonio, TexasJob TypeFacultyJob Description
The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology, seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning spring or fall, 2020. The appointment is for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology. Successful candidates will teach a broad range of courses in health and exercise science at the undergraduate/graduate level with greater emphasis in health promotion and wellness.
The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic enviromnent that embraces diversity. Candidate will also work collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive Health & Kinesiology program supporting diverse populations. The supervision of field based students, student teachers, and internship students are 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. Depends on course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses.
An earned doctorate in Health & Kinesiology or related field from a regionally accredited institution. ABD may be considered if completed by beginning of teaching semester. 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 Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience teaching Health & Kinesiology related coursework at a college/university.
NCHEC, ACSM or other health related certifications
Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants must complete an on!ine profile (application) and submit a letter of interest, a current CV /resume with three references, and unofficial transcripts from conferring institutions.
Applications for the position are online at http://www.tamusa.edu/humamesources/jobopportunities/index.html. Please apply online with the required documents - cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts from conferring institutions.
The review of applications will begin immediately and position is open until filled.
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 College of Education & Human Development.
Please address questions to:
Search Committee Chair - Kinesiology
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Education & Human Development
1 University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
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.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Eligibility for Employment
Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.
Please make sure to provide the following documents:
1) Application (online profile)
2) Letter of interest
3) Current CV / Resume to include three professional references
4) Unofficial transcripts from conferring institutions
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Summary of Employee Benefits
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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