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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Kinesiology - up to 5 positions to be filled

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 16, 2023
Posting Details

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Named after Texas' legendary hero, General Sam Houston, the university boasts a rich historical legacy that resonates with the spirit of Texas, which provides a balance between a peaceful, natural setting and proximity to urban amenities. With a student population of over 21,000, SHSU offers a vibrant and dynamic community. SHSU has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and just an hour drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging.

SHSU offers compelling options for individuals seeking a fulfilling and impactful career including a superior benefit package , competitive salaries and a flexible work environment fostering work/life balance. SHSU offers programs that support a healthy work-life balance, contributing to employee well-being and job satisfaction, as well as, professional development opportunities with our educational assistance and dependent assistance programs.

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title
Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Kinesiology - up to 5 positions to be filled

Requisition
202300110F

Rank
Lecturer-Pool

FLSA status
Exempt

Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category

Position Type
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College
College of Health Sciences

Department
Dept of Kinesiology

Open Date
08/16/2023

Quicklink
https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/36080

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name
Deven Merchant

Title

Assistant to the Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of Kinesiology
Box 2176
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone
936-294-2266

Contact Email
stddbm17@shsu.edu

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Lecturer-Pool Faculty will teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the Department of Kinesiology, dependent upon an applicant’s academic background, experience, and licensure. Pool faculty contracts are for one semester, but may be renewed based on performance and need.

The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU includes a various group of faculty, students, and staff ( https://www.shsu.edu/academics/health-sciences/about-the-college/faculty_staff_contacts.html#kinesiology ). The department offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees ( https://www.shsu.edu/academics/health-sciences/kinesiology/ ).

The Department of Kinesiology at SHSU seeks to recruit and retain qualified faculty. Qualified applicants with experience working in different settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving various student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

There are multiple options for places to live near our multiple campuses. Sam Houston’s main campus is located in Huntsville. The city of Huntsville is nestled in the East Texas Piney Woods and is centrally located on a direct route between Houston and Dallas. With a population of roughly 40,000 (excluding SHSU ), Huntsville offers the simplicity of small-town life and easy access to surrounding larger cities including Conroe (where the College of Osteopathic Medicine is located), The Woodlands (where the School of Nursing and The Woodlands Center is located), and Bryan/College Station. Full of Texas history and charm, this county seat is home to multiple museums, annual festivities, antique stores, year-round outdoor activities, vineyards, golf courses, lakes, and a beautiful state park. In a little over an hour after leaving main campus, you can arrive in downtown Houston. It provides access to large entertainment venues and professional sporting events. If you prefer life on the water, Lake Conroe and Lake Livingston are a short commute, and Galveston Island and the Gulf coast are a two-hour drive

Educational Requirements for the Position

Requires a minimum of Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Sport Management or a related field for lower-level course offerings. Candidates must have their degree completed by their contract start date.

Experience Required for the Position

Teaching experience preferred. Professional experience in the specific area is preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position

Experience in online teaching and online training and certificates needed for those who will teach online courses.

Certifications and Licensure are needed for those teaching in the MSAT program.

Special Instructions Summary

Please indicate your area(s) of academic and professional expertise when applying.Areas to select from include: a) Athletic Training, b) Coaching c) Exercise Science, d) Motor Behavior, e) Sport Management, or f) Sport Psychology/Sociology. Please also upload all required supplemental documentation to your application.

Open Until Filled
Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • SHSU Recruiter
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'SHSU Employee' please indicate employee's name and department.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you available to teach during the day?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate your teaching availability.
    • Face-to-Face Only
    • Online Only
    • Face-to-Face and Online
  6. * Are you available to teach during the evening?
    • Yes
    • No
Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
Optional Documents

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