Texas Tech University
Department of Kinesiology and Sport
Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology
The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech
University is pleased to announce the availability of a
tenure-track position in exercise physiology at the assistant
Websites: TTU’s website is http://www.ttu.edu/, and the department’s
website is http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/.
- An earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology,
or a closely related area.
- A focused research agenda and expertise in diabetes,
endocrinology, metabolism, or skeletal muscle biology.
- Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed
- Teaching experience at the university level.
- Experience in course development, including creative online
- Post-doctoral research experience in at least one of these
areas: diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, or skeletal muscle
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to the doctoral program in
- Experience seeking external research funding.
- 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
- Teach a combination of undergraduate and graduate kinesiology
- Obtain external funding.
- Academic advising of graduate students.
- Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate student
- Perform professional service and outreach 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,
Application Deadline: Evaluation of
applications will begin on October 22, 2021, and
will continue until this position is filled.
Application Procedures: Applications
must be submitted online at:
https://bit.ly/3rYSgRt 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
25012BR when applying.
Department: The Kinesiology and Sport
Management Building offers 14 state-of-the-art research
laboratories and includes six classrooms, a student computer lab,
and faculty offices. The department is one of the largest at Texas
Tech University and enrolls over 1,350 students in the Bachelor of
Science in Kinesiology and over 400 students in Bachelor of Science
in Sport Management. Over 40 students are enrolled in the Master of
Science in Kinesiology in concentrations in exercise physiology
(clinical; human performance; integrative physiology) and in motor
behavior/exercise and sport psychology and 40-50 graduate students
in the Master of Science in Sport Management. The department offers
a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with its first graduates in
The University: Texas Tech University
enrolls over 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 regarding this position contact:
Angela Lumpkin, Professor and Department Chair
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Texas Tech University
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 minoritized candidates, women, protected
veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.