The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation (KHPR) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department through research, teaching, service, outreach, and mentoring of students. Candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
The faculty member hired for this position is expected to demonstrate a record of scholarly research in the field of
Exercise, Health, or Sport Psychology as indexed by publications in quality journal outlets, professional presentations, and external funding. Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor should demonstrate potential for significant grant funding. It is expected that the successful applicant will be able to collaborate, complement, and expand ongoing research efforts within the department and contribute toward a focus of addressing health disparities in underserved populations.
The faculty member will also be expected to engage in quality instruction and contribute to the program’s service and outreach with a focus on expanding the psychosocial aspects of exercise, health, and sport curriculum. Instructional roles will include teaching two courses per long semester to undergraduate and/or graduate students in the areas of exercise, health and sport psychology, measurement in exercise and sport psychology, or related area. Service to KHPR, College of Education, University of North Texas, and profession is expected. This may include serving an advisory role in mentored, practical or research experiences, being involved in theses, dissertations, and culminating projects, and serving in committee, curriculum, and coordinator roles.