Lecturer of Health and Kinesiology

Employer
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio TAMUSA
Closing date
Aug 24, 2021

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Job Details

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-25
Req: R-038207
Job Title

Lecturer of Health and Kinesiology

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

College Of Education And Human Development

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Health & Kinesiology program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a growing department with approximately 400 majors. Undergraduate students choose between three concentrations: Pre- Physical Therapy, Exercise Science, and Physical Education as well as a minor in Health. We also offer a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology. Our faculty members are actively involved in research and in professional organizations in their respective fields.

The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology, seeks candidates for a Lecturer in Health & Kinesiology for fall, 2021. The appointment is to teach a broad range of courses in physical education and exercise science at the undergraduate level, the equivalent of four 3-credit hour courses during fall and spring semesters.

This is a grant-funded position. Grant funded positions are time-limited and are contingent upon sufficient grant funding.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment 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. Quality performance will be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service, as well as active university committee participation.

  • Teaching assignments equivalent to four 3-credit hour courses during fall and spring semesters may include day, evening, and weekend courses.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A Masters in Health & Kinesiology or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.

  • Ability to multitask.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience teaching Health & Kinesiology-related coursework at a college/university. Knowledge and skills with laboratory-based equipment for teaching purposes.

  • Familiarity with the non-traditional commuter setting. Experience teaching online and hybrid formats.

Application Process:

Applicants must complete an online profile and submit a letter of interest and a current CV/resume with three references.

Applications for the position are online at http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/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

John Smith

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

College of Education & Human Development

1 University Way

San Antonio, TX 78224

E-mail: jsmith@tamusa.edu

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 (e.g., AACRAO; http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm).

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.

Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position. The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary. If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/documents/hr/summary-of-employees-benefits-2020.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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