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Faculty - Kinesiology - 13HS-KIN01

Position Deleted on 10/02/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Health - Physical Education & Kinesiology
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Faculty Position in Kinesiology

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track. An earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related area with expertise in Exercise Science and appropriate certifications, especially ACSM. The faculty member must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Professional service is expected along with a research focus in the area of hypokinetic diseases. Preference will be given to candidates who also have practical experience in 1) exercise testing and 2) exercise and sport psychology.

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 are not limited to, exercise science and exercise/sport psychology. 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. 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

APPLICATION: Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita, teaching philosophy statement, research plan, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references to with the job title and job code 13HS-KIN01. Questions should be sent to: Kyle Biggerstaff, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology, Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425647, Denton, TX 76204-5647(

DEADLINE: Open until 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.
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