Kinesiology faculty position at Texas Woman's University
- Faculty Position in Kinesiology
DESCRIPTION: The Department of Kinesiology (http://www.twu.edu/kinesiology/) seeks to fill a full-time tenure track position as an assistant professor with expertise in Exercise Science that begins August, 2013 .
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or equivalent in Kinesiology or related area. Further, a commitment to teaching excellence in exercise science and interest and ability to teach undergraduate course(s) in adapted physical activity. A record of active membership and involvement in professional organizations, along with appropriate professional certifications and/or credentials such as ACSM are preferred.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teaching undergraduate courses in the exercise science area that may include exercise physiology, scientific foundations of movement, and adapted physical activity, 2) teach graduate courses in an area of specialization; 3) maintain an active scholarship program; 4) ability to obtain external funding; 5) willingness to advise students, to serve on department/university committees, and to contribute to the diversity of the faculty; and 6) willingness to work on collaborative research and teaching projects
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
ENVIRONMENT: Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The Department of Kinesiology has over 700 students pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctoral studies on the Denton campus. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu
APPLICATION: Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita, teaching philosophy statement, research plan, and contact information for three references. Unofficial transcripts of all academic work will be expected before your application can be fully reviewed. Submit application materials to facultyjobs@... with (E-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code13HS-KIN02). Questions should be sent to: Vic Ben-Ezra, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology, Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425647, Denton, TX 76204-5647, or vbenezra@...). Women and minorities are especially encouraged to submit an application.
DEADLINE: Applications received by February 1, 2013 are assured full consideration.
Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.
Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.
Young-Hoo Kwon, Ph.D., FISBS
Professor & Director, Biomechanics Laboratory
Texas Woman's University
Editor-in-Chief, Sports Biomechanics (www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rspb)
P. O. Box 425647
Denton, TX 76204-5647 USA
+1-940-898-2598 (Office & Fax)
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