Clinical Assistant Professor

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Clinical Assistant Professor


UNT-Kinesiolgy, Hlth Promo, & Rec-132320


College of Education

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Department Summary:

The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation supports and encourages an in-depth understanding of the nature and functioning of human beings in their physical, health, and leisure behaviors and the programs which facilitate the enhanced quality of life. The Department intends to accomplish this mission through the academic preparation of professionals, contributions to the professional body of knowledge, and provision of service to the university and community at large.

Position Summary:

Deliver quality instruction that involves students in planning, implementing, and assessing recreation/sport event operations; providing instruction both on-campus and in partnership with area DFW constituencies. Teaching, advising, and preparation of undergraduate and graduate students for careers in the recreation and sports industries. Contribute to the Program, Department, College, and University events and activities that includes institutional service and new student recruitment. Maintain a program of scholarly/creative work or other clinical work.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, EdD) in recreation management, community leisure/non-profit management, youth recreation, sport management, or a closely related field.
•Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses
•Demonstrated ability to mentor students

Preferred Qualifications:

•Prior professional industry work experience in recreation, event, sport, and facility operation management.
•Evidence of outreach or relationship building with external professional organizations and individual constituents.
•Experience working with diverse student, faculty, and professional populations.
•Evidence of effective college/university teaching experience, face-to-face, on-line, and blended.
•Evidence of prior research in youth recreation/sport, physical activity, diversity, or other area aligned with the current program faculty.
•Ability to teach across the following areas: recreation management, community leisure/non-profit management, youth recreation, or sport management

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time