Assistant Professor of KinesiologyAgency
Texas A&M University - San AntonioDepartment
Department Of Counseling, Health & KinesiologyProposed Minimum Salary
San Antonio, TexasJob Type
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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:
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.
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