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Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Kinesiology

By Jo Ann Jones | Date: October 10, 2017

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The Department of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology.  The University of Texas at San Antonio is situated in a vibrant and growing community, serving a diverse, multicultural population that is reflected in our student population. While continuing its tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community service, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution.


Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Kinesiology, conducting research independently and in collaboration with current faculty, pursuing external funding, participating in curriculum development, and performing university and community related services.


Required qualifications: 1) an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field; 2) post-doctoral fellowship in kinesiology or related field; 3) demonstrated ability to teach a variety of kinesiology courses; 4) demonstrated research productivity through strong publications history; and 5) potential for obtaining external research funding.


Preferred qualifications include 1) experience teaching kinesiology to culturally diverse populations; 2) experience with undergraduate and/or graduate student mentoring; 3) evidence of securing funding for research; and 4) ability to conduct collaborative research with existing faculty.


All applicants must submit 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vita;  3) unofficial transcript for terminal degree; 4) names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references; 5) one-page description of research agenda and plan. Applicants are encouraged to submit one or two representative research publications although this is not required. The committee may solicit additional references or other supporting materials. The review process begins October 25, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding. The position will begin in the Fall 2018, pending budget approval.


Applications should be submitted through the online hiring system (https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/7489). Inquiries on the position should be directed to Dr. Alberto Cordova at alberto.cordova@utsa.edu. The UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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