Assistant/Associate Professor Exercise Physiology – Health Science

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  • Allied Health
  • Faculty
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology
  • Belton, Texas

Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified  faculty for its School of Exercise & Sport Science beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at  the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks  faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for  leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. 

The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers five undergraduate degree programs that include  the BS in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician  Assistant, Pre-Medicine), the BS in Exercise Physiology, the BS & BA in Sport Management and a  the BS in Physical Education with teaching certification. Additionally, the School offers two  graduate degrees that include a Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Master’s of  Science in Sport Administration. Our goal is to engage students in a Christ-centered learning  environment where they will develop the knowledge, skills, and inter-professional  competencies to become leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health sciences.  

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department,  college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Exercise  Physiology and Health Science Degree Programs. Such courses may include Biomechanics of  Human Movement, Exercise Prescription, Pathophysiology, Strength and Conditioning, and/or other courses in the related field. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. Other  responsibilities may include student advising, graduate student mentorship, and clinical  supervision of students and/or internship sites. 

Qualifications: Doctorate in Exercise Physiology, Health Science or related discipline from an  accredited institution is required. Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in more than  one exercise physiology-related area (exercise prescription, biomechanics, strength and  conditioning, nutrition, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and  commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed  Christian.  

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit www.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover  letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online  application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at  http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of  your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and  continue until position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit www.umhb.edu.