Assistant Professor in Kinesiology/Exercise Science (Tenure Track)

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Posting Details

Instructions to applicants

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

This Position is Non-Remote

September 11th priority date for first round interviews

Job TitleAssistant Professor in Kinesiology/Exercise Science (Tenure Track)LocationAlpineDepartmentKinesiology and Human PerformanceJob No.Posting Date08/13/2020End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment Date01/15/2021Salary$50,000; overload & summer school employment is a possibility.Required

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Kinesiology or a closely related field including Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion/Health Science, Physical Education, Recreation & Leisure, Sports Management from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.


Experience with the delivery of instruction via distance education is strong desired..

Primary Responsibilities

Non-Remote Position

Candidate will be expected to teach at least 12 hours each long semester consisting of undergraduate and/or graduate courses. These teaching opportunities may include courses in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Management, Recreation & Leisure or Athletic Training. There may also be additional teaching assignments depending on departmental needs, the individual’s interests, educational background and skill level. Additional responsibilities include serving as an advisor for the undergraduate or graduate program; participation in and helping conduct departmental sponsored events; participation in faculty governance and service activities at the departmental, college and university levels; and engagement in scholarly activity. Such activities are broadly defined and may include the scholarship of teaching, research, or similar activities. Position is Security Sensitive.
Responsible for safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. This position is security sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.

At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.


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    Posted: 8/20/2020
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