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Adjunct Faculty in Kinesiology

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

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in 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 Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology is currently seeking applicants from qualified candidates for part-time (typically one to two classes), non-tenure-track adjunct faculty positions. The Health & Kinesiology Program offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that can prepare students for health and/or kinesiology-related careers in either a school setting or the public sector. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Health and Kinesiology classes (Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy, and EC-12 Physical Education). Preference will be given to applicants who have evidence of effective teaching in the field of Health and Kinesiology. Teaching assignments include face-to-face and hybrid courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Workload hours depend on the course schedule and teaching assignments may include day and night courses.

Required Education and Experience:

Undergraduate Faculty

  • Master's degree in Kinesiology or a commensurate field

  • 18 graduate hours in Kinesiology

Graduate Faculty

  • Doctoral degree in Kinesiology or a commensurate field

  • 18 graduate hours in Kinesiology

Preferred Experience:

  • University teaching experience.

  • Experience mentoring students.

  • Experience with educational technology and distance learning.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The position will be open until filled.

Before issuing a letter of appointment, at least two 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 send materials to:
Search Committee Chair
Dr. Eun Hye Kwon, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
E-mail: ekwon@tamusa.edu

(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered if emailed directly to ekwon@tamusa.edu)

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective adjunct faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Application Instructions:

Completed applications will include:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Complete set of unofficial transcripts

  • Contact information for at least two references

Once your application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

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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