Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University System
 Lubbock, TX

Job Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

Websites: TTU’s website is and the department’s website is http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/.

 

Organization

Texas Tech University

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, exercise physiology, or a closely related area.
Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
A focused research agenda and expertise in at least one of the following areas that can be applied to health disparities: exercise physiology, human performance, neurophysiology, endocrinology, or metabolism.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, exercise physiology, or a closely related area.
  • Post-doctoral research experience in exercise physiology, human performance, neurophysiology, endocrinology, or metabolism.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
  • History of seeking external funding.
  • Expertise and interest in biostatistics.
  • A strong teaching background that includes creative online pedagogy.
  • Experience in course development.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the doctoral program in exercise physiology with its emphasis in health disparities.
  • Demonstrated collegiality to participate in and support a collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment.
  • Experience and interest in working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Yes

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Research Statement, Resume / CV, Teaching Philosophy

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required

None

Shift

Day

Schedule Details

Graduate courses may be taught in the evenings.

Grant Funded?

No

Job Group

Faculty

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Salary Grade

800