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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Health Disparities, Human Movement Science, and KinesiologyDepartment:
UNT-Kinesiolgy, Hlth Promo, & Rec-132320College/School:
College of EducationJob Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
ORP EligibleAdditional Retirement Information:
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.Department Summary:
The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation (KHPR) is expanding its faculty to support a new STEM Ph.D. degree in Human Performance and Movement Science while it continues its long history of serving over 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students. Students and faculty specialize in applied physiology, human performance psychology, and sport pedagogy/motor development. Research laboratories and dedicated space support these specializations including applied physiology, pediatric movement and physical activity, and sport and exercise psychophysiology sites. A recent KHPR video highlights the capabilities of our laboratories and spaces for current and future collaborative research.Position Summary:
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
Tenure-track and tenured faculty are expected to contribute to the academic excellence of the KHPR Department by educating and mentoring students, developing and/or maintaining extramural funding to conduct high-quality research as a principal and collaborating investigator, and providing internal and external service. All research areas related to health disparities and human movement science will be considered, with preference given to research that is collaborative and synergistic with other Kinesiology faculty.Minimum Qualifications:
-Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Kinesiology, Human Performance, Movement Science, or closely related field.Preferred Qualifications:
-Potential for or transferable extramural funding in health disparities and human movement science related to the rank at the time of appointment.
-Demonstrated collaborative scholarship and research appropriate to the rank at the time of appointment.
For the rank of Associate or Full Professor: Physical Requirements:
-Current extramural funding in health disparities and human movement science that can be transferred.
-A demonstrated record of high-quality, collaborative scholarship and research productivity in health disparities and human movement science.-A national reputation in health disparities and human movement science,-A profile of collaborating with faculty in teaching, scholarship, and service..
-Experience in mentoring junior faculty and graduate students in the research development process.
-Established leadership in Kinesiology graduate programs.
-Established leadership in shared faculty governance.
-Demonstrated commitment to working with and mentoring diverse student populations
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