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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2023

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Texas A&M International University

College Of Nursing & Health Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Spring, 2023. The appointment is for a full- time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. Successful candidates will teach a broad range of courses across our undergraduate program offerings.

  • The successful candidate will join an intellectually stimulating and innovative academic environment that embraces diversity.
  • The candidate will also work collaboratively with faculty to support program initiatives for diverse populations.
  • The supervision of field-based students, student teachers, and internship students is also possible.
  • Mentorship and advisement of students are essential in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities, as deemed necessary.
  • Scholarly activity with publications in refereed journals as well as attendance and presentations at professional meetings is expected.
  • Start-up funds during the first two years will be provided to accelerate research with the expectation that external grants will be sought to sustain or expand that research.
  • Quality performance will also be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service, as well as active University committee participation.
  • Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses.

Required Education and Experience:
  • An earned doctorate in Kinesiology or exercise science related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • ABO may be considered if completed by the beginning of the teaching semester.
  • Professional-level certification(s), such as NSCA-CSCS or CPSS, CSCCa, or ACSM-EP or CEP, or the ability to obtain upon hire.
  • Experience working in exercise science or kinesiology-related field having research, administrative, and/or education responsibilities.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity with publications in referred journals; attendance and presentations at professional meetings.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Ability to teach across the health and kinesiology curriculum at a college/university.
  • Other nationally-recognized fitness or wellness credentials, such as CPT, GFI.
  • Credentialing and/or certification relevant to curricular offerings.
  • Experience identifying and developing opportunities for interdisciplinary partnerships, including community engagement initiatives.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

ABD's will be considered if applicants can show that they are on schedule to complete their degree by the time of appointment to the position. All ABO finalists will need to submit a letter or email to the address above from the doctoral advisor prior to interviewing for the position verifying that all requirements have been met, the date of the dissertation defense if that is all that remains, and when the applicant will graduate.

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (e.g., MCRAO;

Other Information:

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit TAMIU offers competitive salaries and benefits packages. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered in whole or in part by the university.

This position requires face-to-face interactions through a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace for a minimum of four days a week.

The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin October 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.


During the application process, you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents, and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you submit the application materials. The software does not allow you to save your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided (“Resume/CV”) to drop or upload files.

For full consideration, applications must include:
  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A list of at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

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.

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