Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of one tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.

Websites: TTU’s website is and the department’s website is

Minimum Qualifications
- An earned doctorate in epidemiology, public health, or closely related field with an emphasis in biostatistics.
- A focused research agenda and expertise in epidemiology, public health, or closely related field
- Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals

Preferred Qualifications
- Post-doctoral research experience in physical activity or exercise epidemiology and/or a strong background in measurement and statistics.
- History of seeking external funding.
- 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 an emphasis in health disparities.
- Demonstrated collegiality to participate in and support a collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment.
- Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

- Conduct research and publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
- Obtain external funding.
- Advise graduate students and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
- Perform professional service to the university, community, and profession.

Rank: Search is open to all qualified candidates at the assistant professor level.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Effective Date of Appointment: 9-month, tenure-track appointment will be effective September 1, 2020.

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until positions are filled.

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted on line at:
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 18340BR when applying.

Department: The department offers a B.S. in Kinesiology, B.S. in Sport Management, M.S. in Kinesiology, M.S. in Sport Management, 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 and 300 undergraduate students in Sport Management. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled in the master’s degree specializations in exercise physiology (clinical; human performance; integrative physiology) and in motor behavior/exercise and sport psychology and 40-50 graduate students in Sport Management.

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. Guided by its 2017-2025 Strategic Plan, Texas Tech University is actively pursuing strategic initiatives that will enhance its stature as a national research university. 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

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
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 18340BR

Contact Information
Angela Lumpkin
Texas Tech University
3204 Main street
Lubbock, 79409