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Assistant Professor (Exercise Physiology)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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DESCRIPTION:  Tenure track appointment in the Department of Health and Kinesiology beginning Fall, 2022.  The successful candidate will teach exercise science courses at the undergraduate and Master's level.  Quality performance will be expected in teaching, professional growth and development, university service, and in the area of scholarly productivity.  Position is open until filled with considerations beginning immediately.



-A doctorate or ABD in exercise physiology, or closely related discipline, from a regionally accredited institution.

-Ability to teach undergraduate/graduate coursework in a variety of exercise science areas, including: exercise physiology, exercise testing & prescription, and exercise in chronic diseases/disabilities.

-American College of Sports Medicine membership.

-Willingness to instruct courses in one or both summer semesters for additional compensation as department need dictates.

-Willingness to instruct courses in a virtual format as department need dictates.

-Willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment.



-ACSM-EP or ACSM-CEP certification.

-College or university teaching experience.

-Post-doctoral research experience.

-Experience in culturally diverse settings.


TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE:  Chartered in 1917, Texas A&M-Kingsville, a Carnegie Doctoral High Research Activity (R2) institution, is part of the prestigious Texas A&M University System.  Texas A&M-Kingsville is dedicated to serving an ethnically and culturally diverse population and is committed to its mission of teaching, research, and service in South Texas.  The University is located in historic Kingsville, TX, a friendly, safe city of 30,000 that is also the home of Naval Air Station Kingsville, and the legendary King Ranch. Corpus Christi, TX (population 325,000) and its beautiful beaches are just 40 miles to the northeast, and the border with Mexico is 120 miles to the south and west.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & KINESIOLOGY:  The largest department in the College of Education & Human Performance, the Department of Health & Kinesiology consists of 16 full- and part-time faculty and approximately 400 students.  The Department offers a B.S. in Kinesiology (Formal concentrations:  EC-12 Physical Education, Exercise Science, Performance Psychology, Pre-Physical Therapy, Sport Business, Sport & Leisure Studies), and a M.S. in Kinesiology (Formal concentrations:  Kinesiology Generalist, Health/Exercise Science, Performance Psychology, Sport Management). The Department is also home to the Human Performance Laboratory which is comprised of seven laboratories (6750 sq ft) dedicated to teaching and research in the exercise sciences.


ONLINE APPLICATION INFORMATION:  To apply, go to  and search for posting R-047847, or contact Dr. C.M. Hearon at  or 361-593-3048 for more information.  NOTE: Applicants should include the following materials in their application: cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, and list of at least three references. 


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. If academic 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 (AACRAO).  Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to diversity and the University invites applications from all qualified applicants.  Texas A&M-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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