Assoc/Assist/Prof in Exercise Physiology
Texas Tech University
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Faculty Position

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management is pleased to announce its search for an open rank, tenured or tenure-track professor, associate professor, or assistant professor in Exercise Physiology. This position requires a commitment to scholarly productivity, teaching excellence, and service.

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

Minimum Qualifications:
❖ Earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, or a closely related field.
❖ Commitment to seeking and maintaining an externally funded research program.
❖ Experience working with and mentoring doctoral students.
❖ Evidence of a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals commensurate with rank.
❖ Competence in and experience teaching undergraduate courses in exercise physiology.

Preferred Qualifications:
❖ Preference will be given to candidates investigating health disparities particularly as they relate to health outcomes, chronic disease, aging, cardiometabolic factors, cancer, and physical activity/disability.
❖ Researchers in the areas of exercise physiology, epidemiology, and endocrinology will also be considered.
❖ Proven track record in receiving external grants and maintaining an externally funded research program.
❖ Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Responsibilities:
❖ Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
❖ Obtain external funding and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program.
❖ Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise.
❖ Direct theses and dissertations.
❖ Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession.

Rank: This search is open to all qualified candidates at the Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor rank; appointment as an Associate Professor requires an outstanding research record with five-year minimum as an Assistant Professor; appointment to Full Professor requires an outstanding research record with five-year minimum as an Associate Professor.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2019.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on February 18, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.


Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted online at https://bit.ly/2Cpf9pf
and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 16103BR when applying for this position.

The Department: The department offers a B.S. in Kinesiology, M.S. in Kinesiology, and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology. The department offers 15 state-of-the-art research equipment and laboratories in its own building, which also includes six classrooms, a student computer lab, and faculty offices. The department is one of the largest departments at Texas Tech University and enrolls over 1,300 undergraduate students in Kinesiology. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled in the master’s degree specializations in exercise physiology (clinical; human performance) and in motor behavior/exercise and sport psychology. The Department also has approximately 300 undergraduate and 50 graduate students earning a B.S. in Sport Management or M.S. in Sport Management, respectively.

The University: Texas Tech University enrolls over 38,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. The main campus is located adjacent to the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center offering numerous collaborative research opportunities. Guided by its Strategic Plan—Pathway to 2025, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to this effort through their scholarly research and external funding. Texas Tech University recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

For additional information regarding these positions contact:
Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Texas Tech University
Box 43011
Lubbock, TX 79409-3011
806-834-6935
angela.lumpkin@ttu.edu

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 welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Additional Information
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Contact Information
Monica Luna
monica.luna@ttu.edu
Texas Tech University
3204 Main street
Lubbock, 79409
806-834-3897