Assistant/Associate Professor Exercise Science
School of Exercise and Sport Science
Position Available Date
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its School of Exercise & Sport Science beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers six undergraduate degree programs that include the B.S. in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Medicine), the B.S. in Exercise Physiology, the B.S. & B.A. in Sport Management, the B.S. in Physical Education with teaching certification, and the B.S. in Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion. Additionally, the School offers three graduate degrees that include a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, a Master of Science in Sport Administration, and a Master of Public Health degree. Our goal is to engage students in a Christ-centered learning environment where they will develop the knowledge, skills, and inter-professional competencies to become leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health sciences.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.
Teach a range of undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Exercise Physiology and Health Science Degree Programs. Such courses may include, but are not limited to Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Exercise, Human Anatomy, Research Methods, Exercise Prescription, Kinesiology, and/or other courses in the related field. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. Other responsibilities may include student advising, graduate student mentorship, and clinical supervision of students and/or internship sites.
Doctorate in Exercise Science or related discipline from an accredited institution is required. ABD will be considered (tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand). Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than one exercise science-related area (exercise prescription, pathophysiology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutrition, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Position will remain open until filled.
Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at here. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
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