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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Employer
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, TX

Job Details

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The College of Education and Human Development seeks candidates for a full‐time, tenure‐track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology beginning in Fall, 2024. The Kinesiology program, Department of Counseling, Health and Kinesiology, at Texas A&M University‐San Antonio is a growing program with approximately 500 majors. Our students choose between three concentrations: Pre‐ PT, Exercise Science, and Physical Education. Our faculty members are actively involved in research and in professional organizations in their respective fields. The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment. Work Hours depend on the course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses.

Responsibilities:

Successful candidates will teach undergraduate/graduate level courses in Kinesiology, while working collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive Kinesiology program supporting all student populations. 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, research, student mentorship, community service, as well as active University Committee participation.

Candidates are encouraged to apply if he/she meets the following requirements and preferred qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • A Doctoral Degree/ABD in Kinesiology with a preferred emphasis in Athletic Training or related field by the start date of the position.

  • ABD's will be considered if the 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.

  • Evidence of scholarly achievement in Kinesiology

  • Excellent skills in interaction and communication with undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Certified Strength and conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) from National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

  • Specific experience working as a certified/licensed athletic trainer.

  • Evidence of excellence in university teaching experience commensurate with the track of Assistant Professor

Please provide a (1) letter of interest including statement that highlights courses taught and teaching effectiveness, (2) curriculum vita, (3) unofficial transcript of the highest degree earned, and (4) evidence of any relevant certification.

Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted online at the following website:

The application must include:

(1) the application/Faculty Form;

(2) a cover letter;

(3) curriculum vitae; which includes a list of three references that will be willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested (do not include letters at the time of application);

(4) unofficial copies of transcripts; and (5) Evidence of any relevant certification.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting an application. No changes or revisions may be made to the submitted documents once they have been uploaded. If you need assistance with this process, please contact Human Resources at (210) 784‐1000 or by email at employment@tamusa.edu.

Application review will begin as soon as they are submitted. The position is open until filled.

Three letters of recommendation and the official transcripts of the candidate selected for the position must be on file with the Office of the Provost and sent directly from each degree‐granting institution to Texas A&M University‐ San Antonio at the address. We cannot accept official transcripts issued directly to the candidate. 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).

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/human-resources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to 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.

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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