Assistant Professor

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

Assistant Professor


The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce the availability of a tenure-track position in thermal and/or environmental human physiology at the assistant professor level.


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


Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or exercise physiology.
  • A focused research agenda and expertise related to thermal and/or environmental human physiology.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral research experience in thermal and/or environmental human physiology.
  • History of seeking external funding.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated collegiality to participate in and support a collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment.
  • Experience and interest in 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.
  • Mentor students working in research lab.
  • Advise 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, 2021.


Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin on October 21, 2020, and continue until position is 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 21748BR 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 seventeen state-of-the-art and fully-equipped research 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 1,350 undergraduate students in Kinesiology and over 350 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 approximately 40 graduate students in Sport Management. The Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in health disparities has 16 students enrolled in its third year of existence.


The University: Texas Tech University enrolls approximately 40,000 students and is located in rapidly growing Lubbock, Texas, a center of cultural, commercial, medical, and professional services. Guided by its 2018-2025 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 undergraduate student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).


For additional information 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.


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