Denton · Dallas · Houston
Faculty Position in Kinesiology
DESCRIPTION: The Department of Kinesiology (http://www.twu.edu/kinesiology/) seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank for an academic appointment that begins August, 2016. We are seeking a highly qualified individual who is able to teach exercise science, sport management, or coaching, and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level while conducting research and seeking external funding.
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Kinesiology or closely related field and evidence of potential for securing external funding or history of external funding is required. Commitment to excellence in teaching.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that may include, but is not limited to, exercise science, sport management, or coaching. Seek external funding to support a research program. Advise undergraduate and graduate students and direct student research. Serve on department, college, and university committees.
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 800 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, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title and job code 15HS-KIN05. Questions should be sent to: Mark Mann, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology, Texas Woman’s University, P.O. Box 425647, Denton, TX 76204-5647 (email@example.com).
DEADLINE: Application reviews will begin on November 15, 2015, and will remain open until the position is filled.
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.