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Assistant Professor-Kinesiology

Job Title
Assistant Professor-Kinesiology
Agency
Tarleton State University
Department
Kinesiology
Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate
Job Location
Stephenville, Texas
Job Type
Faculty
Job Description
The Department of Kinesiology is recruiting a highly motivated individual who will bring strength to the department in teaching, scholarship, and service components. The MSAT is a 2-year academic program consisting 49 credit hours. The program will include two 12-student cohorts. A state-of-the-art classroom and lab facility have been dedicated to the program and there are numerous clinical sites available for student learning. In addition, a study abroad component is available to prepare the student to meet the needs of a global society.
Tarleton State University is a member of the Texas A&M University System. The campus is located in Stephenville, Texas, population 17,000, and is situated 65 miles southwest of Ft. Worth. A student population of 12,000 includes additional campuses located in Ft. Worth, Waco, and Midlothian.
Responsibilities:60% Teaching: Teach graduate and undergraduate Kinesiology courses; Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
30% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline; Engage in collaborative research activities with students and faculty.
10% Service: Assist with academic advising, primarily for undergraduate students; Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Participate in institutional service roles, such as but not limited to university, college, and department committees, club sponsorship, and student recruitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in athletic training or related field (ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations, have been successfully completed by time of appointment.).
BOC Certification.
Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Licensure (eligible)
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with a CAATE accredited program
3 years of Athletic Training clinical experience
Demonstrated record of teaching, research, and service at the collegiate level
First Aid, CPR, AED instructor experience
Additional Information
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits package
Start date September 1, 2019
University Website http://www.tarleton.edu/home/
Program Website
http://www.tarleton.edu/degrees/masters/ms-athletic-training/index.html
Contact Information
Dr. Jen Lancaster ATC, LAT Tarleton State University Department of Kinesiology
P.O. Box T-0370 Stephenville, TX 76402 254-968-9377 jlancaster@tarleton.edu
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution?s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution?s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
Tarleton's research centers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.
Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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