The Department of Kinesiology, in the Harris College of Nursing
& Health Sciences,, occasionally has openings for part-time
temporary adjunct instructors. Applying for a part-time teaching
appointment would add the applicant to a pool which is available to
the departmental search committee for consideration in case the
need arises for the 2021-2022 academic year.
We specifically need instructors to teach Racquetball or Body
Conditioning for the spring semester, 2022. The successful
candidate will have 7-10 years of experience teaching either
Racquetball or Body Conditioning-type classes.
The Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences consists of
programs that prepare future health care and human services
professionals. The academic units within Harris College –
Communication Sciences & Disorders, Kinesiology, Nurse
Anesthesia, Nursing and Social Work – are home to more than 1,600
students who are supported by committed and talented faculty and
staff. Harris College supports the mission, vision, and values of
TCU; we prepare global citizens to think and practice as ethical
leaders in health care and educational settings.
Harris College offers 17 degree pathways in our health-related
disciplines. Students benefit from learning experiences in campus
laboratories and hospitals, clinics, schools, fitness facilities,
and community service agencies throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth
Area. On campus, the Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic provides
services for more than 300 families each year and serves as a
professional practice site for students majoring in speech
pathology and habilitation of the deaf. TCU Nursing and the School
of Nurse Anesthesia provide innovative learning experiences in
their state-of-the-art simulation centers.
The faculty and students in Harris College actively engage in
research for the purpose of improving health and well-being.
Undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to form
mentoring relationships with internationally recognized faculty as
they conduct studies in such areas as pharmacogenetics,
carbohydrate metabolism, exercise physiology, health disparities,
heart disease, aging, Parkinson’s disease, caregiving, language
development in children with hearing loss, and forgiveness among
others. Our graduates are competent, compassionate and in demand in
University & Fort Worth Description
Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres
nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes
away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and
colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the
new TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, which is operated in
collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science
Center in Fort Worth.
Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate
students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member
of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42
percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more
than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700
full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal
degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of
the Great Colleges to Work For®.
At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational
imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and
vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher
Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our
ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that
aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where
everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this
year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core
ABOUT FORT WORTH
Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a
smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities,
diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth,
Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an
ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of
the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest
metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist
destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth
the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States
and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best
Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the
top 25 most diverse cities in the country.
Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and
entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art
museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance
Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country.
Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at
Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues.
Required Application Materials & Application
TCU only accepts online applications and documents.
To apply for a part-time position, attach a letter of application
and a curriculum vitae to the online application. Additional
documents may be required by the department at a later time.
Letters of application and resumes will be kept on file until May
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified
persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability,
genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law.
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