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Faculty - Kinesiology - 14HS-KIN03

Institution: Texas Woman's University
Location: Denton, TX
Category:
  • Faculty - Health - Physical Education & Kinesiology
Posted: 06/13/2014 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 10/02/2013)
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Department of Kinesiology
Sport Management Faculty Position - 14HS-KIN03

Texas Woman's University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning as early as January 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in Kinesiology with a focus in Sport Management or a related field. The faculty member must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, professional and community service, and an ongoing interest in scholarly productivity. Preference will be given to a candidate with a strong practical experience background in marketing, management, and distance education.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Sport Management specialization within the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology is one of two online specializations in the department. Approximately 20 masters students are enrolled each year in courses designed to provide the students with both scholarly and practical experiences in Sport Management. The Doctoral specialization in Sport Management is designed to provide students with the content and scholarly expertise needed to become productive faculty. As part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the program is geographically positioned for strategic enrollment growth and to provide a wide variety of collegiate, professional, and amateur sport-related opportunities for partnerships, internships, and scholarly endeavors.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. TWU provides funds for professional travel to meetings and startup funds are negotiable.

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, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts and names and contact information for three references to facultyjobs@twu.edu with the job title and job code 14HS-KIN03.

Questions should be emailed to: Dr. David Nichols (dnichols@twu.edu) or Dr. Mark Mann (mmann2@twu.edu)

DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO/VEVRAA 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.

Application Information

Contact: Texas Woman's University
Phone: (940)898-3555
Fax: (940)898-3566
TDD: (940)898-3555
Email Address: facultyjobs@twu.edu

More Information on Texas Woman's University

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. TWU is a "Tobacco Free Campus".

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.